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Cantharellales (subclass Holobasidiomycetidae) An order of fungi in which the fruit body may be more or less funnel-shaped or mushroom-shaped. The spores may be borne on gill-like ridges or on a smooth or wrinkled surface. Genera include Cantharellus and Craterellus.

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