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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of the leathery, corky, or woody mushrooms that grow shelflike on the trunks of trees.
Origin of bracket fungus:
bracket fungus, shelf fungus(noun)
a woody fungus that forms shelflike sporophores on tree trunks and wood structures
Any of various fungi of the family Polyporaceae, whose fruiting bodies form on trees and resemble shelves.
Bracket fungi, or shelf fungi, are among the many groups of fungi that comprise the phylum Basidiomycota. Characteristically, they produce shelf- or bracket-shaped fruiting bodies called conks that lie in a close planar grouping of separate or interconnected horizontal rows. Brackets can range from only a single row of a few caps, to dozens of rows of caps that can weigh several hundred pounds. They are mainly found on trees and coarse woody debris, and may resemble mushrooms. Some form annual fruiting bodies while others are perennial and grow larger year after year. Bracket fungi are typically tough and sturdy and produce their spores, called basidiospores, within the pores that typically make up the undersurface.
Translations for bracket fungus
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a round, flat fungus that grows out horizontally on the trunks of trees.
- فِطْرُ الأشْجارArabic
- вид гъбаBulgarian
- fungoPortuguese (BR)
- der BaumpilzGerman
- είδος μύκητα που αναπτύσσεται σε κορμούς δέντρωνGreek
- agárico, garzoSpanish
- قارچ تاقچه ایFarsi
- एक खास प्रकार की फुफुंदHindi
- cendawan pohonIndonesian
- sejenis kulatMalay
- قارچ تاقچه ایPersian
- تاخچه ای فنګسPashto
- lesna gobaSlovenian
- vrsta gljivicaSerbian
- ağaç gövdesinde büyüyen mantarTurkish
- 架狀菌，多孔菌Chinese (Trad.)
- درختوں کی ایک نباتاتی بیماریUrdu
- 檐状菌，多孔菌Chinese (Simp.)
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