HyperDic: fungus_genus

English > 1 sense of the expression fungus genus:
NOUNplantfungus genusincludes lichen genera
English > fungus genus: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningIncludes lichen genera.
Member ofFungi, kingdom Fungi, fungus kingdomThe taxonomic kingdom including yeast, molds, smuts, mushrooms, and toadstools
NarrowerAgaricus, genus Agaricustype genus of Agaricaceae
Albatrellus, genus AlbatrellusA genus of fungi belonging to the family Polyporaceae
Albugo, genus Albugotype genus of the Albuginaceae
Alectoria, genus Alectorialichens having dark brown erect or pendulous much-branched cylindrical thallus
Amanita, genus Amanitagenus of widely distributed agarics that have white spores and are poisonous with few exceptions
Armillaria, genus Armillariagenus of edible mushrooms having white spores an annulus and blue juice
Armillariella, genus ArmillariellaA honey-colored diminutive form of genus Armillaria
Aspergillus, genus Aspergillusgenus of common molds causing food spoilage and some pathogenic to plants and animals
Astreus, genus AstreusA genus of fungi belonging to the family Geastraceae
Auricularia, genus Auriculariatype genus of the Auriculariaceae
Blastocladia, genus BlastocladiaA genus of fungi of the family Blastodiaceae
Blastomyces, genus Blastomycesgenus of pathogenic yeastlike fungi
Boletellus, genus BoletellusA genus of fungi belonging to the family Boletaceae
Boletus, genus Boletustype genus of Boletaceae
Calvatia, genus Calvatiagenus of puffballs having outer casings whose upper parts break at maturity into angular pieces to expose the spores
Cantharellus, genus CantharellusA well-known genus of fungus
Ceratostomella, genus Ceratostomellagenus of fungi forming continuous hyaline spores
Cercospora, genus Cercosporaform ... / form genus of imperfect fungi that are leaf parasites with long slender spores
Cercosporella, genus Cercosporellaform ... / form genus of imperfect fungi lacking pigment in the spores and conidiophores
Cetraria, genus Cetrariafoliose lichens chiefly of northern latitudes / latitudes
Cladonia, genus Cladoniatype genus of Cladoniaceae
Clathrus, genus Clathrustype genus of the Clathraceae
Claviceps, genus Clavicepsfungi parasitic upon the ovaries of various grasses
Clitocybe, genus ClitocybeA genus of agarics with white to pale yellow spore deposits and fleshy stalks centrally attached to the cap and closely attached gills
Coprinus, genus Coprinusgenus of black-spotted agarics in which the cap breaks down at maturity into an inky fluid
Corticium, genus Corticiumgenus of fungi having simple smooth sporophores
Cortinarius, genus CortinariusThe largest genus in the Agaricales
Cronartium, genus Cronartiumrust fungi having aecia produced in raised or swollen sori and teliospores borne in waxy columns
Dacrymyces, genus Dacrymycestype genus of the Dacrymycetaceae
Dictyophera, genus DictyopheraClosely related to genus Phallus distinguished by an indusium hanging like a skirt from below the pileus
Entoloma, genus Entolomaagarics with pink spores but lacking both volva and annulus (includes some that are poisonous)
Entomophthora, genus Entomophthoratype genus of the Entomophthoraceae
Erysiphe, genus Erysiphegenus of powdery mildews
Eurotium, genus EurotiumA genus of fungi belonging to the order Eurotiales
Evernia, genus Evernialichens of the family Usneaceae having a pendulous or shrubby thallus
Fistulina, genus Fistulinafungi having each pore separate though crowded
Flammulina, genus FlammulinaA genus of agarics
Fomes, genus Fomesgenus of bracket fungi forming corky or woody perennial shelflike sporophores often of large size
Fuscoboletinus, genus FuscoboletinusA genus of fungi belonging to the family Boletaceae
Gastroboletus, genus GastroboletusA genus of fungi belonging to the family Secotiaceae
Gastrocybe, genus GastrocybeA genus of fungi of the family Secotiaceae
Geastrum, genus Geastrumtype genus of Geastraceae
Geoglossum, genus Geoglossumtype genus of the Geoglossaceae comprising the earthtongues
Gymnopilus, genus GymnopilusA genus of fungus characterized by the orange color of the spore deposit
Gymnosporangium, genus Gymnosporangiumgenus of fungi that produce galls on cedars and other conifers of genera ... / genera Juniperus and Libocedrus and causes rust spots on apples and pears and other plants of family Rosaceae
Helotium, genus Helotiumtype genus of the Helotiaceae
Hydnum, genus Hydnumtype genus of Hydnaceae
Hygrocybe, genus HygrocybeA genus of fungi belonging to the family Hygrophoraceae
Hygrophorus, genus HygrophorusA genus of fungi belonging to the family Hygrophoraceae
Hygrotrama, genus HygrotramaA genus of fungi belonging to the family Hygrophoraceae
Lactarius, genus Lactariuslarge genus of agarics that have white spore and contain a white or milky juice when cut or broken / broken
Leccinum, genus LeccinumA genus of fungi belonging to the family Boletaceae
Lentinus, genus LentinusA genus of fungus belonging to the family Tricholomataceae
Lycoperdon, genus Lycoperdongenus of fungi whose fruiting body tapers toward a base consisting of spongy mycelium
Macowanites, genus MacowanitesA stout-stemmed genus of fungus belonging to the family Secotiaceae having fruiting bodies that never / never expand completely
Marasmius, genus Marasmiuschiefly small mushrooms with white spores
Melampsora, genus MelampsoraRusts having sessile one-celled teliospores in a single layer
Microsporum, genus MicrosporumA genus of fungus of the family Moniliaceae
Morchella, genus Morchellagenus of edible fungi
Mutinus, genus MutinusA genus of fungi belonging to the family Phallaceae
Neohygrophorus, genus NeohygrophorusA genus of fungi belonging to the family Hygrophoraceae
Neolentinus, genus NeolentinusA genus of fungi belonging to the family Polyporaceae
Neurospora, genus Neurosporagenus of fungi with black perithecia used extensively in genetic research
Nidularia, genus Nidulariatype genus of the Nidulariaceae
Nigroporus, genus NigroporusA genus of fungi belonging to the family Polyporaceae
Oligoporus, genus OligoporusA genus of fungi belonging to the family Polyporaceae
Omphalotus, genus OmphalotusA genus of fungi with a depressed disc in the cap
Ozonium, genus Ozoniumform ... / form genus of imperfect fungi
Parmelia, genus Parmeliatype genus of the Parmeliaceae
Pellicularia, genus Pelliculariagenus of fungi having the hymenium in the form of a crust
Penicillium, genus Penicilliumgenus of fungi commonly growing as green or blue molds on decaying food
Peronospora, genus Peronosporagenus of destructive downy mildews
Pertusaria, genus Pertusariacrustose lichens that are a source of the dye archil and of litmus
Peziza, genus Pezizatype genus of the Pezizaceae
Phallales, order PhallalesOrder of fungi comprising the stinkhorns and related forms whose mature hymenium is slimy and fetid
Phallus, genus Phallusgenus of fungi having the cap or pileus hanging free around the stem
Pholiota, genus Pholiotagenus of gilled agarics of Europe and North America having brown spores and an annulus
Phylloporus, genus PhylloporusA genus of fungi belonging to the family Boletaceae
Phytophthora, genus Phytophthoradestructive parasitic fungi causing brown rot in plants
Plasmodiophora, genus Plasmodiophoratype genus of Plasmodiophoraceae comprising minute plant parasitic fungi similar to and sometimes included among the slime molds
Plectania, genus Plectaniagenus of fungi in the family Pezizaceae closely related to and often included in genus Peziza
Pleurotus, genus Pleurotusagarics with white spores and caps having an eccentric stem
Pluteus, genus Pluteus, roof mushroomA large genus of fungi belonging to the family Pluteaceae
Polyporus, genus Polyporustype genus of the Polyporaceae
Pseudocolus, genus PseudocolusA genus of fungi belonging to the family Clathraceae
Puccinia, genus Pucciniatype genus of the Pucciniaceae
Radiigera, genus RadiigeraA genus of fungus belonging to the family Geastraceae
Ramalina, genus Ramalinashrubby lichens of the family Usneaceae having a flattened thallus
Rhizopogon, genus RhizopogonA genus of fungi having subterranean sporophores resembling tubers
Rosellinia, genus Roselliniafungi having smooth perithecia with dark one-celled ascospores
Russula, genus Russulalarge genus of fungi with stout stems and white spores and neither annulus nor volva
Saccharomyces, genus Saccharomycessingle-celled yeasts that reproduce asexually by budding
Saprolegnia, genus Saprolegniaaquatic fungi growing chiefly on plant debris and animal remains
Schizosaccharomyces, genus Schizosaccharomycestype and only genus of Schizosaccharomycetaceae
Scleroderma, genus Sclerodermagenus of poisonous fungi having hard-skinned fruiting bodies
Sclerotium, genus Sclerotiumform ... / form genus of sterile imperfect fungi
Septobasidium, genus Septobasidiumtype genus of Septobasidiaceae
Strobilomyces, genus Strobilomycesfungi similar to Boletus but with a shaggy scaly cap
Stropharia, genus Stropharia, ring-stalked fungusgenus of gill fungi with brown spores that is closely related to Agaricus
Suillus, genus SuillusA genus of fungi belonging to the family Boletaceae
Synchytrium, genus Synchytriumsimple parasitic fungi including pond scum parasites
Thielavia, genus Thielaviagenus of fungi having spherical brown perithecia and some conidia borne / borne in chains
Tilletia, genus TilletiaA genus of fungi belonging to the family Tilletiaceae
Tremella, genus Tremellafungi with yellowish gelatinous sporophores having convolutions resembling those of the brain
Tricholoma, genus Tricholomaagarics with white spores and a fleshy stalk and notched gills
Trichophyton, genus TrichophytonA genus of fungus of the family Moniliaceae
Truncocolumella, genus TruncocolumellaA genus of fungi belonging to the family Rhizopogonaceae
Tuber, genus Tubertype genus of the Tuberaceae
Tubercularia, genus Tuberculariatype genus of the Tuberculariaceae
Tulostoma, genus Tulostoma, Tulestoma, genus Tulestomatype genus of the Tulostomaceae
Urocystis, genus UrocystisA genus of smut fungi belonging to the family Tilletiaceae
Usnea, genus Usneawidely distributed lichens usually having a greyish or yellow pendulous freely branched thallus
Ustilaginoidea, genus Ustilaginoideagenus of imperfect fungi causing plant diseases like smut
Ustilago, genus Ustilagotype genus of the Ustilaginaceae
Volvaria, genus Volvariaagarics having pink spores and a distinct volva
Volvariella, genus VolvariellaAn important genus of mushrooms in the Orient
Wynnea, genus WynneaA genus of fungi belonging to the family Sarcoscyphaceae
Xylaria, genus Xylariatype genus of Xylariaceae
genus CandidaA genus of yeastlike imperfect fungi
genus ChlorophyllumA genus of fungus belonging to the family Lepiotaceae
genus Dictostyliumgenus of slime molds that grow on dung and decaying vegetation
genus DiscinaA genus of fungi of the family Helvellaceae with a cup-shaped or saucer-shaped fruiting body and ornamented spores
genus FusariumA form ... / form genus of mostly plant parasites some of which cause dry rot
genus GyromitraA genus of fungi of the family Helvellaceae with a fertile portion that is tan to brown
genus Helvellatype genus of the Helvellaceae
genus Lecanoratype genus of Lecanoraceae
genus Lepiotaagarics with white spores that includes several edible and poisonous mushrooms
genus Moniliagenus of parasitic yeastlike imperfect fungi having spherical or oval conidia in branched chains
genus Mucortype genus of the Mucoraceae
genus Pythiumdestructive root-parasitic fungi
genus Rhizoctinia, form genus Rhizoctiniaform ... / form genus of imperfect fungi some species of which are now placed in genera ... / genera Pellicularia and Corticium because their perfect stages have been found
genus RhizopusA genus of rot-causing fungi having columnar hemispherical aerial sporangia anchored to the substrate by rhizoids
genus Roccellachiefly fruticose maritime rock-inhabiting lichens
genus Sclerotinialarge genus of ascomycetous fungi including various destructive plant pathogens
genus Verticilliumgenus of imperfect fungi having conidia borne singly at the apex of whorled branchlets
Broadergenus(biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species

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