polypore definition

  • noun:
    • See pore fungus.
    • some of a team of tough, leathery poroid mushrooms like boletes but typically lacking a definite stalk.
    • A fungus belonging to the genus Polyporus.
    • woody pore fungi; any fungi of the household Polyporaceae or family Boletaceae getting the spore-bearing area within tubes or skin pores; the fruiting systems are often woody at maturity and persistent

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