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|Noun||1.||family Polyporaceae - fungi that become corky or woody with age, often forming shelflike growths on trees|
fungus family - includes lichen families
Aphyllophorales, order Aphyllophorales - includes chiefly saprophytic fungi typically with shelflike bodies; sometimes placed in class Hymenomycetes or included in Agaricales
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
genus Polyporus, Polyporus - type genus of the Polyporaceae; includes important pathogens of e.g. birches and conifers
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