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Noun: false truffle
  1. Any of various fungi of the family Rhizopogonaceae having subterranean fruiting bodies similar to the truffle
  2. Any of various fungi of the genus Scleroderma having hard-skinned subterranean fruiting bodies resembling truffles
    - earthball, puffball, hard-skinned puffball

Derived forms: false truffles

Type of: fungus

Part of: family Rhizopogonaceae, genus Scleroderma, Rhizopogonaceae, Scleroderma

Encyclopedia: False truffle