gill fungus


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gill fungus

 (gĭl)
n.
A fleshy fungus having a cap with gills on the underside.

gill fungus

n
(Plants) any fungus of the basidiomycetous family Agaricaceae, in which the spores are produced on gills underneath a cap. See also agaric

gill′ fun`gus

(gɪl)
n.
any mushroom of the order Agaricales, characterized by gills on the underside of the cap.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.gill fungus - a basidiomycete with gillsgill fungus - a basidiomycete with gills    
basidiomycete, basidiomycetous fungi - any of various fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota