Definition of Fungus family

1. Noun. Includes lichen families.

Generic synonyms: Family
Specialized synonyms: Erysiphaceae, Family Erysiphaceae, Family Sphaeriaceae, Sphaeriaceae, Ceratostomataceae, Family Ceratostomataceae, Family Hypocreaceae, Hypocreaceae, Family Xylariaceae, Xylariaceae, Family Helotiaceae, Helotiaceae, Family Sclerotiniaceae, Sclerotiniaceae, Family Sclerodermataceae, Sclerodermataceae, Family Tulostomaceae, Family Tulostomataceae, Tulostomaceae, Tulostomataceae, Family Rhizopogonaceae, Rhizopogonaceae, Family Mucoraceae, Mucoraceae, Entomophthoraceae, Family Entomophthoraceae, Chytridiaceae, Family Chytridiaceae, Blastodiaceae, Family Blastodiaceae, Family Synchytriaceae, Synchytriaceae, Family Peronosporaceae, Peronosporaceae, Albuginaceae, Family Albuginaceae, Family Pythiaceae, Pythiaceae, Family Plasmodiophoraceae, Plasmodiophoraceae, Family Tuberaceae, Tuberaceae, Clavariaceae, Family Clavariaceae, Family Hydnaceae, Hydnaceae, Family Lecanoraceae, Lecanoraceae, Family Roccellaceae, Roccellaceae, Family Pertusariaceae, Pertusariaceae, Family Usneaceae, Usneaceae, Cladoniaceae, Family Cladoniaceae, Family Parmeliaceae, Parmeliaceae, Agaricaceae, Family Agaricaceae, Coprinaceae, Family Coprinaceae, Family Russulaceae, Russulaceae, Family Strophariaceae, Strophariaceae, Entolomataceae, Family Entolomataceae, Family Lepiotaceae, Lepiotaceae, Family Thelephoraceae, Thelephoraceae, Family Tricholomataceae, Tricholomataceae, Family Volvariaceae, Volvariaceae, Family Pluteaceae, Pluteaceae, Family Saccharomycetaceae, Saccharomycetaceae, Family Schizosaccharomycetaceae, Schizosaccharomycetaceae, Aspergillaceae, Family Aspergillaceae, Family Pezizaceae, Pezizaceae, Family Morchellaceae, Morchellaceae, Family Sarcoscyphaceae, Sarcoscyphaceae, Family Helvellaceae, Helvellaceae, Family Phallaceae, Phallaceae, Calostomataceae, Family Calostomataceae, Clathraceae, Family Clathraceae, Family Lycoperdaceae, Lycoperdaceae, Family Geastraceae, Geastraceae, Family Nidulariaceae, Nidulariaceae, Family Sphaerobolaceae, Sphaerobolaceae, Family Secotiaceae, Secotiaceae, Family Polyporaceae, Polyporaceae, Family Fistulinaceae, Fistulinaceae, Boletaceae, Family Boletaceae, Family Tremellaceae, Tremellaceae, Auriculariaceae, Family Auriculariaceae, Dacrymycetaceae, Family Dacrymycetaceae, Family Melampsoraceae, Melampsoraceae, Family Pucciniaceae, Pucciniaceae, Family Ustilaginaceae, Ustilaginaceae, Family Tilletiaceae, Tilletiaceae, Family Septobasidiaceae, Septobasidiaceae, Family Hygrophoraceae, Hygrophoraceae, Cortinariaceae, Family Cortinariaceae, Family Moniliaceae, Moniliaceae, Dematiaceae, Family Dematiaceae, Family Tuberculariaceae, Tuberculariaceae, Family Geoglossaceae, Geoglossaceae
Group relationships: Fungi, Fungus Kingdom, Kingdom Fungi

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fungus Family

fungo bat
fungous foot
fungus ball
fungus family (current term)
fungus genus
fungus gnat
fungus kingdom
fungus order

Literary usage of Fungus family

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

1. Chambers' Edinburgh Journal by W. Chambers (1845)
"295 [Dry-Rot]—The fungus family, 244 Effects of Coloured Light on Plante 279 Emigration, a Word on, . . 397 English Carlist, Adventure of an, ..."

2. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1874)
"Surely the knowledge which distinguishes good from bad, necessary in all cookery and alimentation, might be extended with advantage to tie fungus family, ..."

3. Literary California, Poetry, Prose and Portraits by Ella Sterling Mighels (1918)
""Well, they are strange plants to me," she continued. "I am convinced that they belong to the fungus family, even if the ..."

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. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"... is the "Mu-esh" of the Chinese, who gather it as an article of food, in fact oak boughs are cut and allowed to decay to raise the fungus. FAMILY ..."

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