shelf fungus
noun Date: circa 1903 bracket fungus

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shelf fungus — n. BRACKET FUNGUS * * * …   Universalium

  • shelf fungus — n. BRACKET FUNGUS …   English World dictionary

  • shelf fungus — noun a woody fungus that forms shelflike sporophores on tree trunks and wood structures • Syn: ↑bracket fungus • Hypernyms: ↑polypore, ↑pore fungus, ↑pore mushroom * * * noun : bracket fungus compare …   Useful english dictionary

  • shelf fungus — /ˈʃɛlf fʌŋgəs/ (say shelf fungguhs) noun (plural shelf fungi /ˈʃɛlf fʌŋgi/ (say shelf funggee) or shelf funguses) → bracket fungus …   Australian English dictionary

  • smooth shelf fungus — noun : a fungus of the family Thelephoraceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • shelf — shelflike, adj. /shelf/, n., pl. shelves /shelvz/. 1. a thin slab of wood, metal, etc., fixed horizontally to a wall or in a frame, for supporting objects. 2. the contents of this: a shelf of books. 3. a surface or projection resembling this;… …   Universalium

  • fungus — fungic /fun jik/, adj. funguslike, adj. /fung geuhs/, n., pl. fungi /fun juy, fung guy/, funguses, adj. n. 1. any of a diverse group of eukaryotic single celled or multinucleate organisms that live by decomposing and absorbing the organic… …   Universalium

  • pore fungus — noun woody pore fungi; any fungus of the family Polyporaceae or family Boletaceae having the spore bearing surface within tubes or pores; the fruiting bodies are usually woody at maturity and persistent • Syn: ↑polypore, ↑pore mushroom •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bracket fungus — /ˈbrækət fʌŋgəs/ (say brakuht fungguhs) noun (plural bracket fungi /ˈbrækət fʌŋgi/ (say brakuht funggee) or bracket funguses) any of various basidiomycetes which produce shelf or bracket shaped fruiting bodies, sometimes layered one on top of the …   Australian English dictionary

  • bracket fungus — noun a woody fungus that forms shelflike sporophores on tree trunks and wood structures • Syn: ↑shelf fungus • Hypernyms: ↑polypore, ↑pore fungus, ↑pore mushroom …   Useful english dictionary

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