Definition of Cup fungus
1. Noun. Any fungus that is a member of the subclass Discomycetes.
Generic synonyms: Ascomycete, Ascomycetous Fungus
Group relationships: Discomycetes, Subclass Discomycetes
Specialized synonyms: Leotia Lubrica, Mitrula Elegans, Sarcoscypha Coccinea, Scarlet Cup, Caloscypha Fulgens, Aleuria Aurantia, Orange Peel Fungus, Peziza Domicilina, Blood Cup, Fairy Cup, Peziza Coccinea, Urn Fungus, Urnula Craterium, Galiella Rufa, Jafnea Semitosta
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cup Fungus
cup and saucer
cup biopsy forceps
cup fungus (current term)
cup o' joe
cup of coffee
cup of joe
cup of palm
cup of tea
cup that cheers
Literary usage of Cup fungus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Minnesota Plant Diseases by Edward Monroe Freeman (1905)
"A common disease of certain coniferous trees in the northern part of the state is due to one member of the cup fungus group. ..."
2. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"Another kind of cup-fungus is scarlet, almost as large as the one just ... When the cup-fungus has matured its spores, the ends of the sacs—which all lie at ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"(Fig. 19). Fertilization • takes FIG. 16.- • Diagrammatic vertical section of a cup fungus. place as in powdery mildews, with a similar result ..."
4. The Essentials of Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey (1896)
"The Plum-pocket Fungus, which distorts the young plums in spring and early summer, is a greatly reduced cup-fungus (family ..."
5. Essentials of College Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey, Ernst Athearn Bessey (1914)
"A common cup fungus of an amber color often to be met with in such localities is one of the ... (e) Collect the bright red saucer-shaped cup-fungus (Sar- ..."