tooth fungus


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Noun1.tooth fungus - a fungus of the family Hydnaceaetooth fungus - a fungus of the family Hydnaceae  
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
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She has found that bear's head tooth fungus (Hericium coralloides), which bursts out of tree trunks in delicate, white cascades, usually whips an artist's conk fungus.
By contrast, edible wild mushrooms (chanterelles, bay boletus, tooth fungus and other known mushrooms) and game (roe deer and stags, for example) and carnivorous freshwater fish (pike and perch for example, in which levels of contamination of 10,000 and 5,000 Bq/kg respectively are on occasion observed) continue to show levels of radioactive caesium above 600 becquerels/kg (Bq).