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Marasmius


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(family Tricholomataceae)

A genus of fungi in which the fruit bodies are mushroom-like and are usually small; they shrivel on drying but revive when moistened. The cap is typically tough and pliable, and the gills are usually well spaced. Species grow in clusters or rings on the ground in grassland, woodland, etc. See also fairy ring.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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