bird's-nest fungus

bird's-nest fungus
noun
any of various fungi of the family Nidulariaceae having a cup-shaped body containing several egg-shaped structure enclosing the spores
Hypernyms: ↑fungus
Member Holonyms: ↑Nidulariaceae, ↑family Nidulariaceae

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noun
: a fungus of the family Nidulariaceae

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any fungus of the order Nidulariales, having fruiting bodies that resemble a bird's nest containing eggs.

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bird's-nest fungus,
any one of a group of fungi whose peridia resemble small nests of eggs.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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