from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Amonotypic genus of hyphomycetous fungi having erect branched sporophores spirally bent at the tips, and bearing simple spherical, black, rough spores. A. mirabilis sometimes destroys the ripe fruit of Spanish chestnuts (Costanea).
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