Lenzites

noun
Len·​zi·​tes | \ ˈlenzəˌtēz \

Definition of Lenzites

: a genus of bracket fungi (family Polyporaceae) having the hymenium of frequently interconnected plates resembling gills and including a fungus (L. sepiaria) that causes a dry rot of timber

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History and Etymology for Lenzites

New Latin, from H. O. Lenz 19th century German botanist + Latin -ites -ite

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“Lenzites.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lenzites. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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