Definition of cup fungus in English:

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cup fungus

noun

A fungus in which the spore-producing layer forms the lining of a shallow cup.
  • Several families in the orders Helotiales and Pezizales, subdivision Ascomycotina.
Example sentences
  • This fecund cup fungus was grooving along under some aspen trees in a burned area in Alaska.
  • From the structure of a cup fungus, you will realise that many asci can simultaneously shoot their spores.
  • You have all probably seen the frog in the cup fungus, but don't be fooled, that doesn't happen in nature.

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