xylostroma

noun
xy·lo·stro·ma | \¦zīlə¦strōmə\
plural xylostromata\-mətə \ also xylostromas

Definition of xylostroma 

: the closely felted sterile mycelium of various wood-destroying fungi formerly believed to represent a distinct genus

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Other Words from xylostroma

xylostromatoid \-məˌtȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for xylostroma

New Latin, from xyl- + stroma

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