earthball meaning

  "earthball" in a sentence
Noun: earthball
  1. Any of various fungi of the genus Scleroderma having hard-skinned subterranean fruiting bodies resembling truffles
    - false truffle, puffball, hard-skinned puffball
Noun: earth-ball  urth bol
  1. Any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe
    - truffle, earthnut

Derived forms: earth-balls, earthballs

Type of: fungus

Part of: genus Scleroderma, genus Tuber, Scleroderma, Tuber

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  1. The presence of gleba can be found in earthballs and puffballs.
  2. Common names that have been used for the fungus include : many-rooted earthball, earthstar scleroderma, star earthball, and dead man's hand.
  3. Common names that have been used for the fungus include : many-rooted earthball, earthstar scleroderma, star earthball, and dead man's hand.
  4. The order Boletales originally was erected to describe boletes, but based on molecular phylogenetic evidence moved several physically dissimilar groups into Boletales, including the Sclerodermataceae ( earthballs ) and the Rhizopogonaceae ( false truffles ).
  5. To encourage follow-up activities GalileoMobile also donates to each school visited a Galileoscope or You are Galileo ! telescope, a copy of our Handbook of activities, a UNAWE Earthball, and other educational material.

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