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Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

Third edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199600571
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191759147

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A genus of fungi, in which the fruit bodies are often large, perennial, and corky or woody in texture, and have light chestnut-brown ‘flesh’. They are found on living or dead trees. Many species formerly belonging to this genus are now classified in other genera: for example, ...

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Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry

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