genus Coprinus

genus Coprinus
noun
genus of black-spotted agarics in which the cap breaks down at maturity into an inky fluid; sometimes placed in its own family Coprinaceae
Syn: ↑Coprinus
Hypernyms: ↑fungus genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Agaricaceae, ↑family Agaricaceae
Member Meronyms:

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  • Coprinus atramentarius — noun having a cap that melts into an inky fluid after spores have matured • Syn: ↑inky cap, ↑inky cap mushroom • Hypernyms: ↑agaric • Member Holonyms: ↑Coprinus, ↑genus Coprinus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coprinus comatus — noun common edible mushroom having an elongated shaggy white cap and black spores • Syn: ↑shaggymane, ↑shaggy cap, ↑shaggymane mushroom • Hypernyms: ↑agaric • Member Holonyms: ↑Coprinus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Coprinus —       genus of mushrooms comprising some 350 species in the order Agaricales (phylum Basidiomycota, kingdom Fungi). These mushrooms are better known by their common name, inky cap (q.v.). * * * …   Universalium

  • Coprinus — Co·pri·nus (ko priґnəs) the ink caps or inky caps, a genus of mushrooms of the family Coprinaceae. C. atramentaґrius is an edible species that contains coprine and causes a disulfiram like toxic response in the presence of alcohol …   Medical dictionary

  • fungus genus — noun includes lichen genera • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Erysiphe, ↑genus Erysiphe, ↑Neurospora, ↑genus Neurospora, ↑Ceratostomella, ↑genus Ceratostomella, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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