shelf fungus


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shelf fungus

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Noun1.shelf fungus - a woody fungus that forms shelflike sporophores on tree trunks and wood structuresshelf fungus - a woody fungus that forms shelflike sporophores on tree trunks and wood structures
polypore, pore fungus, pore mushroom - woody pore fungi; any fungus of the family Polyporaceae or family Boletaceae having the spore-bearing surface within tubes or pores; the fruiting bodies are usually woody at maturity and persistent
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All the investigated samples of shelf fungus (N = 4) were found on platyphyllus birch (Betula platyphylla).
Describing the object's qualities in explicit detail, Ye and the villager determine that it is a type of lingzhi, a shelf fungus of the Ganoderma lucidum species, which according to legend has the rare ability to give immortality.
You probably notice the shelf fungus growing on the tree bark right away.