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pol·y·pore

 (pŏl′ē-pôr′)
n.
Any of various tough basidiomycetous fungi that release their spores through pores, sometimes lack a stem, and usually grow on wood. Also called pore fungus.
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polypore

(ˈpɒlɪˌpɔː)
n
(Biology) a type of fungus
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Noun1.polypore - woody pore fungipolypore - 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
basidiomycete, basidiomycetous fungi - any of various fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota
bracket fungus, shelf fungus - a woody fungus that forms shelflike sporophores on tree trunks and wood structures
Albatrellus dispansus - a rare fungus having a large (up to 14 inches wide) yellow fruiting body with multiple individual caps and a broad central stalk and a fragrant odor
Albatrellus ovinus, sheep polypore - a fungus with a whitish often circular cap and a white pore surface and small pores and a white central stalk; found under conifers; edible but not popular
Neolentinus ponderosus - a gilled polypore with a large cap (up to 15 inches in diameter) and a broad stalk; edible when young and tender
Nigroporus vinosus - a woody pore fungus with a dark brown to red brown cap and spore surface and small pores
Oligoporus leucospongia - a pore fungus with a whitish cottony soft cap found on conifer logs in forests at high elevation in the western United States and adjacent Canada
Polyporus tenuiculus - a fungus with a whitish kidney-shaped cap and elongated pores; causes white rot in dead hardwoods
Polyporus squamosus, scaly polypore - a fungus with a lateral stalk (when there is a stalk) and a scaly cap that becomes nearly black in maturity; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere
beefsteak fungus, Fistulina hepatica - a popular edible fungus with a cap the color of liver or raw meat; abundant in southeastern United States
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