Definition of Shelf fungus

1. Noun. A woody fungus that forms shelflike sporophores on tree trunks and wood structures.

Exact synonyms: Bracket Fungus
Generic synonyms: Polypore, Pore Fungus, Pore Mushroom



Shelf Fungus Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Shelf Fungus Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shelf Fungus

shekinahs
sheld
sheldaple
sheldfowl
sheldrake
sheldrakes
sheldrickite
shelduck
shelducks
shelele
shelf
shelf-talker
shelf bracket
shelf cloud
shelf clouds
shelf fungus (current term)
shelf ice
shelf life
shelf lives
shelf procedure
shelfed
shelfful
shelffuls
shelfier
shelfiest
shelfing
shelflife
shelflike
shelflives
shelfmark

Literary usage of Shelf fungus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Forestry in Minnesota by Samuel Bowdlear Green, Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota (1902)
"Figure 46 shows the discoloration of wood by a shelf fungus. The wood contains the fungus plant, which, when ready to produce its spores, ..."

2. Forestry in Minnesota by Samuel Bowdlear Green (1902)
"Figure 46 shows the discoloration of wood by a shelf fungus. The wood contains the fungus plant, which, ... "Shelf" fungus on the stem of a Pine (Hartig). ..."

3. The Farm Woodlot: A Handbook of Forestry for the Farmer and the Student in by Edward Gheen Cheyney, John Philip Wentling (1914)
"These fruiting bodies are usually in the form of a mushroom, toadstool or shelf fungus, but may have many different forms. Some of these fruiting bodies are ..."

4. The Farm Woodlot: A Handbook of Forestry for the Farmer and the Student in by Edward Gheen Cheyney, John Philip Wentling (1914)
"These fruiting bodies are usually in the form of a mushroom, toadstool or shelf fungus, but may have many different forms. Some of these fruiting bodies are ..."

5. Pamphlets on Forestry in Minnesota (1898)
"Figure 12 shows the discoloration of wood by a shelf fungus. The wood contains the fungus plant which ... "shelf" fungus on the stem of a Pine (Hartig). a. ..."

6. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents: Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"Method—It is desirable that a tree on which shelf fungus grows should be studied by the class, for this is a lesson on the care of trees. ..."

7. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"By far the most universally distributed and destructive of these is the shelf fungus, Fames igniarius (Figs. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Shelf fungus

Search for Shelf fungus on Dictionary.com!Search for Shelf fungus on Thesaurus.com!Search for Shelf fungus on Google!Search for Shelf fungus on Wikipedia!

Search