Definition of Genus helvella
1. Noun. Type genus of the Helvellaceae.
Group relationships: Family Helvellaceae, Helvellaceae
Member holonyms: Helvella, Helvella Crispa, Miter Mushroom, Helvella Acetabulum, Helvella Sulcata
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Helvella
Literary usage of Genus helvella
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1. The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our by Nina Lovering Marshall (1904)
"... genus helvella The genus Helvella contains twelve species. They all have lobed, irregular, or saddle-shaped caps, which are fleshy, and attached to the ..."
2. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Textbook of Mycology by George Massee (1895)
"On the other hand, the transition from one family to the other is bridged by intermediate forms, included in the genus Helvella in the present work; ..."
3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"A kind of mushroom of the genus Helvella, H. ITIS/«I : so named from the shape of the pileus. It grows in woods, and is delicate eating. miter-plane ..."
4. On Molecular and Microscopic Science by Mary Somerville (1869)
"The genus Helvella may be regarded as Peziza with the cup inverted; consequently, it assumes the character of a pileus or hat, like a common mushroom, ..."
5. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1801)
"Does not perhaps agree 'very well with the genus Helvella, but as it has no appearance of pores even when^magnified it has no pretensions to be arranged as ..."