Definition of Polyporus frondosus

1. Noun. Large greyish-brown edible fungus forming a mass of overlapping caps that somewhat resembles a hen at the base of trees.

Exact synonyms: Grifola Frondosa, Hen Of The Woods, Hen-of-the-woods
Generic synonyms: Fungus
Group relationships: Genus Polyporus, Polyporus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyporus Frondosus

Polyodon spathula
Polyodontidae
Polypedates
Polypedatidae
Polypheme
Polyphemus
Polyplax
Polypodiaceae
Polypodiales
Polypodium aureum
Polypodium glycyrrhiza
Polypodium polypodioides
Polypodium scouleri
Polypodium virgianum
Polypodium vulgare
Polyporus frondosus
Polyporus squamosus
Polyporus tenuiculus
Polyprion
Polyprion americanus
Polysphondylium
Polystichum
Polystichum acrostichoides
Polystichum aculeatum
Polystichum adiantiformis
Polystichum braunii
Polystichum lonchitis
Polystichum scopulinum
Polystichum setiferum
Pomacanthus

Literary usage of Polyporus frondosus

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

1. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Textbook of Mycology by George Massee (1892)
"polyporus frondosus. Fr. On stumps, roots, trunks, &c. ... polyporus frondosus, Fr., Syst. Myc. ip 355; Stev., Fung. Brit., p. 193. ..."

2. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"STRAW-COLORED BUTT-ROT Caused by polyporus frondosus Fries This rot of the heartwood of the base of oak and probably of chestnut is found in eastern and ..."

3. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"... Caused by polyporus frondosus Fries This rot of the heartwood of the base of oak and probably of chestnut is found in eastern and central United States ..."

4. Report (1904)
"Polyporus elegans Fr. Common on sticks in woods. Polyporus fragrans Pk. On elm logs. polyporus frondosus Fr. MAC woods, Oct., 1901. ..."

5. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"Soft Rot (Polyporus obtusus, Berk). String and Ray-rot (Polyporus Berkeley!, Fr.). Straw-colored Rot (polyporus frondosus, Fr.), Journ. ..."

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