Indian paint fungus

noun

Definition of Indian paint fungus

: a tooth fungus (Echinodontium tinctorum) that causes heartrot in fir or spruce or western hemlock

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“Indian paint fungus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Indian%20paint%20fungus. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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