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

Word History


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

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“Merulius.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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