Fomes

noun Fo·mes \ˈfō(ˌ)mēz\

Definition of Fomes

  1. :  a genus of bracket fungi (family Polyporaceae) usually forming corky or woody perennial sporophores often of large size and including some fungi that cause destructive heartrots of timber and other trees

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Origin and Etymology of fomes

New Latin, from Latin, touchwood, tinder; akin to Latin fovēre to warm


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