Definition of Family Tuberaceae

1. Noun. Family of fungi whose ascocarps resemble tubers and vary in size from that of an acorn to that of a large apple.

Exact synonyms: Tuberaceae
Generic synonyms: Fungus Family
Group relationships: Order Tuberales, Tuberales
Member holonyms: Genus Tuber, Tuber

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Tuberaceae

family Trichiuridae
family Trichodontidae
family Tricholomataceae
family Tridacnidae
family Triglidae
family Trilliaceae
family Trionychidae
family Triopidae
family Trochilidae
family Troglodytidae
family Trogonidae
family Trombiculidae
family Trombidiidae
family Tropaeolaceae
family Trypetidae
family Tuberaceae (current term)
family Tuberculariaceae
family Tulostomaceae
family Tulostomataceae
family Tupaiidae
family Turnicidae
family Tylenchidae
family Typhaceae
family Typhlopidae
family Tytonidae
family Uintatheriidae
family Ulmaceae
family Ulvaceae
family Umbelliferae

Literary usage of Family Tuberaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1917)
"It is only within the t9th century, after 1840, that their consumption became general. The truffle belongs to the botanical family Tuberaceae. ..."

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