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|Noun||1.||true puffball - any of various fungi of the family Lycoperdaceae whose round fruiting body discharges a cloud of spores when mature|
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
family Lycoperdaceae, Lycoperdaceae - a fungus family belonging to the order Lycoperdales; includes puffballs