from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of hymenomycetous fungi of the family Polyporaceæ. They have a soft, waxy, usually resupinate hymenium, with reticulate or sinuous folds forming shallow pits. M. lacrymans, sometimes called the house-fungus, is the cause of a destructive dry-rot of coniferous wood. See cut. under dry-rot.
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