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  • n. the felted stroma of various wood-destroying fungi

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus or form-genus of polyporoid fungi, which continues indefinitely, without fruiting, as a thick dense leathery sheet covering the wood upon which it lives.


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