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polypore

[pol-ee-pawr, -pohr] /ˈpɒl iˌpɔr, -ˌpoʊr/
noun
1.
a woody pore fungus, Laetiporus (Polyporus) sulphureus, that forms large, brightly colored, shelflike growths on old logs and tree stumps.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < Neo-Latin Polyporus; see poly-, pore2
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  • The same is true of the polypore and rust collections, as well as several other outstanding sections of the herbarium.

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