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(family Hygrophoraceae)

A genus of fungi, in which the mushroom-like fruit bodies are white, pale-coloured, or brown, and have slimy or greasy caps, and waxy gills. There are many species. They are found in woodland, where they form mycorrhizal associations with trees.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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