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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various fungi that form shelflike growths on tree trunks and wood structures. Also called shelf fungus.

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  • n. Any of various fungi of the family Polyporaceae, whose fruiting bodies form on trees and resemble shelves.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a woody fungus that forms shelflike sporophores on tree trunks and wood structures


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