from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large genus of fungi of the family Polyporaceæ, having the fructification resupinate and frequently spreading over considerable areas of dead trunks and branches. Over 280 species are reported by Saccardo. P. Radula, a species with white angular toothed pores, is frequent on dead wood in Europe and North America.
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