from The Century Dictionary.

  • An order of pyrenomycetous fungi, containing the family Hypocreaceæ only, for the greater part light- or bright-colored and fleshy, or tough and having the perithecia buried in or seated upon a stroma. See Hypocrea and Hypomyces.

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  • noun used in some classifications for the family Hypocreaceae


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