Merulius

noun Me·ru·li·us \məˈrülēəs\

Definition of Merulius

  1. :  a genus of fungi (family Polyporaceae) having resupinate sporophores on which the hymenium forms reticulate or sinuous folds — see house fungus

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Origin and Etymology of merulius

New Latin, from Latin merula blackbird; from the black color of the fungus


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