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.
Generic synonyms: Fungus
Group relationships: Genus Polyporus, Polyporus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyporus Frondosus
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. ..."