Definition of Lycoperdales

1. Noun. Small order of basidiomycetous fungi having fleshy often globose fruiting bodies; includes puffballs and earthstars.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lycoperdales

Lycaeon
Lycaon pictus
Lychins chalcedonica
Lychins floscuculi
Lychnis alba
Lychnis coronaria
Lychnis dioica
Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lycia
Lycian
Lycium
Lycium barbarum
Lycium carolinianum
Lycium halimifolium
Lycoperdaceae
Lycoperdales
Lycopersicon
Lycopersicon esculentum
Lycopersicon esculentum cerasiforme
Lycopersicum
Lycophyta
Lycopodiaceae
Lycopodiales
Lycopodiate
Lycopodineae
Lycopodium alopecuroides
Lycopodium alpinum
Lycopodium clavitum
Lycopodium complanatum
Lycopodium lucidulum

Literary usage of Lycoperdales

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1. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1910)
"(l) lycoperdales These are the true puffballs, with globular sporophores which sometimes reach 50 cm. in diameter. The peridium is distinctly two-layered ..."

2. The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our by Nina Lovering Marshall (1904)
"... CHAPTER XI: PUFFBALLS ORDER lycoperdales THE pouch fungi include all fungi which have their spores or seeds in closed chambers until maturity—that is, ..."

3. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1906)
"Nov. Act. Acad. Nat. Cur. 19 (1843) Suppl. 239 pi 6. LUZON, on ground, fide Meyen, lc lycoperdales. ..."

4. Nature and Development of Plants by Carlton Clarence Curtis (1918)
"lycoperdales or Puff Balls.—These familiar FIG. 174. Cluster of common puffballs, Lycoperdon. At left three older ones have opened, permitting discharge of ..."

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