Definition of Polyporous. Meaning of Polyporous. Synonyms of Polyporous

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Definition of Polyporous

Polyporous Po*lyp"o*rous (?; 277), a. [Poly- + porous.] Having many pores. --Wright.
Polyporus Po*lyp"o*rus, n.; pl. Polypori. [NL., fr. Gr. poly`s many + ? a pore.] (Bot.) A genus of fungi having the under surface full of minute pores; also, any fungus of this genus. Note: Polyporus fomentarius was formerly dried and cut in slices for tinder, called amadou. P. betulinus is common in America, and forms very large thick white semicircular excrescences on birch trees. Several species of Polyporous are considered edible.

Meaning of Polyporous from wikipedia

- tree health including mortality. Fungi in the genus produce shelf-like polyporous fruiting bodies that release spores from pores. Mating studies in the...
- Piptoporus australiensis, commonly known as curry punk, is a polyporous bracket fungi. It is found in Australia. Often found on dead eucalypt trees and...
- Corner, E.J.H. (1953). "The construction of polypores 1. Introduction: Polyporous sulphureus, P. squamosus, P. betlinus and Polyustictus microcyclus". Phytomorphology...