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  • proper noun A taxonomic family within the order Polyporales — many bracket fungi.

Etymologies

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Polyporus +‎ -aceae

Examples

  • - Polyporaceae (pore-fungi) includes about 2000 species, many of which are parasites on trees and destructive to timber; some are edible, as Boletus edulis Bull., whereas others are poisonous, as B. satana Lenz.

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