Definition of Polyporaceae
1. Noun. Fungi that become corky or woody with age, often forming shelflike growths on trees.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Family
Group relationships: Aphyllophorales, Order Aphyllophorales
Member holonyms: Albatrellus, Genus Albatrellus, Albatrellus Dispansus, Albatrellus Ovinus, Sheep Polypore, Genus Neolentinus, Neolentinus, Neolentinus Ponderosus, Genus Nigroporus, Nigroporus, Nigroporus Vinosus, Genus Oligoporus, Oligoporus, Oligoporus Leucospongia, Genus Polyporus, Polyporus, Fomes, Genus Fomes
Medical Definition of Polyporaceae
1. A class of basidiomycetous fungi, order aphyllophorales, living in decaying plant matter and timber. (12 Dec 1998)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyporaceae
Literary usage of Polyporaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1905)
"A KEY TO THE STIPITATE polyporaceae OF TEMPERATE NORTH AMERICA —I BY WILLIAM A. MURRILL KEY TO THE GENERA Surface of ..."
2. Journal of Mycology by William Ashbrook Kellerman, Job Bicknell Ellis, Benjamin Matlack Everhart (1905)
"KEY to the perennial polyporaceae of NA, see polyporaceae, Key . ... species, see polyporaceae, Key . . KEY to the stipitate polyporaceae of NA, ..."
3. Bulletin (1914)
"The Distribution and Abundance of polyporaceae causing the Decay of Timber Trees in certain Regions of Northern Wisconsin. The territory in which I more ..."
4. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1916)
"... certain critical forms of polyporaceae, discussing characters and technique, and presents his conclusions in definitions of the 22 species considered. ..."