horn of plenty

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horn of plenty The common name for the edible fruit bodies of the fungus Craterellus cornucopioides. The cap is funnelshaped with a wavy edge; the inside of the funnel is black to brownish-black, while the outer surface is dark grey. The spore print is white. It is found in groups on the ground under deciduous trees (especially beech) in late summer and autumn.

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horn of plen·ty • n. a cornucopia.

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