Ganoderma

noun
Gan·​o·​der·​ma | \ ˌganōˈdərmə \

Definition of Ganoderma

in some classifications
: a genus of bracket fungi (family Polyporaceae) that are often included in the genus Fomes but when separated are distinguished on the basis of having double-walled spores with one end truncated and with a spiny brownish endospore

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History and Etymology for Ganoderma

New Latin, from gano- + -derma

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“Ganoderma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ganoderma. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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