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

Word History


New Latin, from gano- + -derma

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“Ganoderma.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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