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(order Aphyllophorales)

A family of fungi that produce spores with a complex wall structure; the spore wall is 2-layered, with ornamentations on the inner layer penetrating a colourless outer layer. Fruit bodies are annual or perennial, bracket-like, and corky or woody in texture. They are found on wood, and the family includes important wood-rotting fungi.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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