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n.1.(Chem.) A green or blue pigment produced by Peziza in certain kinds of decayed wood, as the beech, oak, birch, etc., and extracted as an amorphous powder resembling indigo.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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2003, Eisenman and Casadevall 2012) and xylindein from Chlorociboria species (Robinson and Laks 2010b) are the most well known for their production of black zone lines or green stain, respectively.
These fungi secrete xylindein, which produces a penetrating green pigment (Blackburn et al.
The structure of xylindein. Tetrahedron 21:2095-2107.