Dae·​da·​lea | \ dēˈdālēə \

Definition of Daedalea

: a genus of tough pore fungi (family Polyporaceae) of Europe and America usually growing on dead wood and distinguished from members of the genus Polyporus by the labyrinthine lamellae formed by the pores

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History and Etymology for Daedalea

New Latin, from Latin, feminine of Daedaleus of Daedalus, from Daedalus

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“Daedalea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Daedalea. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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