• Definition for "corticium"
    • a sizable genus of hymenomycetous fungi, regarding the…
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corticium definition

  • noun:
    • a sizable genus of hymenomycetous fungi, regarding the family members Auricularini, having a level, fleshy hymenium, which collapses when dried out. The types grow on dead timber.
    • the standard genus associated with family members Corticiid√¶, having candelabra, and achieving the spicules merely spread through mesoderm, not developing a continuing skeleton. C. candelabrum is a good example.
    • genus of fungi having simple smooth sporophores; most are parasitic on timber or economic crops; some species formerly put into form genus Rhizoctinia
    • A large genus of hymenomycetous fungi, of this family members Auricularini, having an even, fleshy hymenium, which collapses when dry. The species develop on lifeless wood.
    • the normal genus of household Corticiid√¶, having candelabra, and achieving the spicules simply spread through mesoderm, perhaps not forming a continuous skeleton. C. candelabrum is a good example.
    • genus of fungi having easy smooth sporophores; most are parasitic on lumber or financial plants; some species formerly put into kind genus Rhizoctinia
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