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Polyporus


Polyporus

noun Po·lyp·o·rus \pə-ˈlip-ə-rəs\

Definition of POLYPORUS

:  a genus (the type of the family Polyporaceae) of fungi having fruiting bodies that are sessile or borne on a stipe and including important pathogens of various trees and in some classifications the fungus (Fomes officinalis synonym P. officinalis) supplying the drug agaric formerly used to treat excessive perspiration
February 28, 2015
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To speak pompously or dogmatically
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