HyperDic: genus_lepiota

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Lepiota:
NOUNplantgenus Lepiotaagarics with white spores that includes several edible and poisonous mushrooms
English > genus Lepiota: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningagarics with white spores that includes several edible and poisonous mushrooms: parasol mushrooms.
Member ofLepiotaceae, family LepiotaceaeA family of fungi having free gills and a cap that is cleanly separable from the stalk
MembersAmerican parasol, Lepiota americanaAn agaric with a pallid cap and a stalk that is enlarged near the base
Lepiota clypeolariaAn agaric with a ragged stalk and a soft floccose cap
Lepiota naucinaAn agaric with greyish white fruiting body and gills that change from pink to dingy red
Lepiota rhacodesAn agaric with a large cap with brown scales and a thick stalk
Lepiota rubrotinctaAn agaric with a relatively small pink to red cap and white gills and stalk
lepiotaAny fungus of the genus Lepiota
onion stem, Lepiota cepaestipesA white agaric that tends to cluster and has a club-shaped base
parasol mushroom, Lepiota proceraedible long-stalked mushroom with white flesh and gills and spores
poisonous parasol, Lepiota morganiAn agaric regarded as poisonous
Broaderfungus genusIncludes lichen genera
Spanishgenus lepiota, lepiota
Catalangenus lepiota

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