Calvatia


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Related to Calvatia: Calvatia gigantea
  • noun

Synonyms for Calvatia

genus of puffballs having outer casings whose upper parts break at maturity into angular pieces to expose the spores

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IN 1973, Bellingham newsagent Frank Mattinson found a calvatia maxima - otherwise known as a giant puffball.
Antiproliferative and antimitogenic activities in a peptide from puffball mushroom Calvatia caelata.
Interaction of fungal spores with the lungs: distribution and retention of inhaled Calvatia excipuliformis spores.
yunnanensis TCM44 Radix Polygalae Polygala tenuifolia TCM45 Bulbus Fritillariae thunbergii Fritillaria thunbergii TCM46 Herba Centellae Centella asiatica TCM47 Lasiosphaera seu Calvatia Lasiosphaera fenzlii TCM48 Rhizoma Arisaematis Arisaema erubescens TCM49 Rhizoma Typhonii Typhonium giganteum TCM50 Semen Xanthi sibricum Xanthium sibiricum TCM51 Ramulus Mori Morus alba TCM52 Rhizoma Pinelliae Pinellia ternata TCM53 Flos Chrysanthemi indici Chrysanthemum indicum TCM54 Flos Albiziae Albizia julibrissin TCM55 Folium Apocyni veneti Apocynum apocyni veneti TCM56 Caulis Polygoni multiflori Polygonum multiflorum TCM57 Herba Erigeron Erigeron breviscapus TCM58 Fructus Forsythiae Forsythia suspensa No.
Puffballs, known as calvatia gigantea by scientists, are rarely found in Scotland.