Definition of stag's-horn fungus in English:

stag's-horn fungus

Line breaks: stag's-horn fun¦gus

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(also staghorn fungus)

noun

  • A small fungus of dead wood, which forms black velvety antler-shaped fruiting bodies with white tips, common in both Eurasia and North America.
    • Xylaria hypoxylon, family Xylariaceae, subdivision Ascomycotina

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