Polyporus fomentarius
Punk Punk, n. [Cf. {Spunk}.] 1. Wood so decayed as to be dry, crumbly, and useful for tinder; touchwood. [1913 Webster]

2. A fungus ({Polyporus fomentarius}, etc.) sometimes dried for tinder; agaric. [1913 Webster]

3. An artificial tinder. See {Amadou}, and {Spunk}. [1913 Webster]

4. A prostitute; a strumpet. [Obsoles.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Polyporus fomentarius — Polyporus Po*lyp o*rus, n.; pl. {Polypori}. [NL., fr. Gr. poly s many + ? a pore.] (Bot.) A genus of fungi having the under surface full of minute pores; also, any fungus of this genus. [1913 Webster] Note: {Polyporus fomentarius} was formerly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polyporus — Po*lyp o*rus, n.; pl. {Polypori}. [NL., fr. Gr. poly s many + ? a pore.] (Bot.) A genus of fungi having the under surface full of minute pores; also, any fungus of this genus. [1913 Webster] Note: {Polyporus fomentarius} was formerly dried and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polyporus betulinus — Polyporus Po*lyp o*rus, n.; pl. {Polypori}. [NL., fr. Gr. poly s many + ? a pore.] (Bot.) A genus of fungi having the under surface full of minute pores; also, any fungus of this genus. [1913 Webster] Note: {Polyporus fomentarius} was formerly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polypŏrus — Fries (Löcherpilz, Porling), Pilzgattung der Hymenomyzeten, mit gegen 300 über die ganze Erde verbreiteten Arten, charakterisiert durch ein Hymenium, das aus engen, runden oder eckigen, unter sich und mit dem Hut verwachsenen Röhren gebildet ist …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Polypŏrus — (P. Fr.), Pilzgattung aus der Familie der Hymenomycetes Pileati; ist ausgezeichnet durch ein der Substanz des Hutes gleiches, mit ihm verwachsenes, von rundlichen Löchern durchbohrtes Hymenium; sehr reich an Arten, geschieden in die… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Polyporus — Polypŏrus Fr., Löcher oder Porenpilz, artenreiche Pilzgattg. der Hymenomyzeten, mit mannigfachen, häufig holzigen Fruchtkörpern, deren Hüte meist seitlich angewachsen sind und deren Hymenium aus kleinen Röhren besteht; meist an Bäumen, seltener… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Fomes fomentarius — Taxobox name = tinder fungus image width = 200px regnum = Fungi phylum = Basidiomycota classis = Agaricomycetes ordo = Polyporales familia = Fomitopsidaceae genus = Fomes species = F. fomentarius binomial = Fomes fomentarius binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Polypori — Polyporus Po*lyp o*rus, n.; pl. {Polypori}. [NL., fr. Gr. poly s many + ? a pore.] (Bot.) A genus of fungi having the under surface full of minute pores; also, any fungus of this genus. [1913 Webster] Note: {Polyporus fomentarius} was formerly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Трутовик настоящий — ? Трутовик настоящий …   Википедия

  • Amadou — is a spongy, flammable substance prepared from bracket fungi. The species generally used is Fomes fomentarius (formerly Ungulina fomentaria or Polyporus fomentarius ) which in English is also called horse s hoof fungus or tinder fungus. It is… …   Wikipedia

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