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Definition of Giant puffball
Giant puffballGiant Gi"ant, a.
Like a giant; extraordinary in size, strength, or power; as,
giant brothers; a giant son.
Giant cell. (Anat.) See Myeloplax.
Giant clam (Zo["o]l.), a bivalve shell of the genus
Tridacna, esp. T. gigas, which sometimes weighs 500
pounds. The shells are sometimes used in churches to
contain holy water.
Giant heron (Zo["o]l.), a very large African heron
(Ardeomega goliath). It is the largest heron known.
Giant kettle, a pothole of very large dimensions, as found
in Norway in connection with glaciers. See Pothole.
Giant powder. See Nitroglycerin.
Giant puffball (Bot.), a fungus (Lycoperdon giganteum),
edible when young, and when dried used for stanching
Giant salamander (Zo["o]l.), a very large aquatic
salamander (Megalobatrachus maximus), found in Japan. It
is the largest of living Amphibia, becoming a yard long.
Giant squid (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of very
large squids, belonging to Architeuthis and allied
genera. Some are over forty feet long.
Meaning of Giant puffball from wikipedia
gigantea, commonly known
as the giant puffball
, is a puffball mushroom commonly found
in meadows, fields, and deciduous forests usually
are fungi, so named because clouds
when the mature fruitbody bursts
or is impacted. Puffballs
are in the...
- western giant puffball
, is a puffball mushroom
that can grow 10 to 70 centimetres
(3.9 to 28 in) in diameter, as large
as its close
relative, the giant
- As the puffball
matures, its insides become
spores. Calvatia gigantea
the giant puffball
. Giant puffballs
- commonly known
as the sculptured puffball
, sculptured giant puffball
, and warted giant puffball
. It is a common puffball
of the Rocky Mountains
- The bolete Slippery
Jack (Suillus luteus) with bright yellow pores Giant Puffball Calvatia gigantea
A Stinkhorn, Phallus impudicus
The cup fungus
- distantly related
to the giant puffball
. It can be distinguished
from the giant puffball
it in half; the puffball
will have a solid, denser...
is a genus
of puffball mushrooms
the spectacular giant puffball
C. gigantea. It was formerly classified within
- have smooth
skins; the meadow puffball
and has a stump-like stem (to differentiate
it from the giant puffball
). Index Fungorum
- M****achusetts Legislature, 192nd Session. S.2060: An Act designating
the “Giant Puffball
as the official mushroom
of the Commonwealth
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