Definitions for "POLYPORE"
Keywords:  spore, fungi, pores, fungus, woody
Alternative name for the bracket fungi whose spores are produced inside of tubes, rather than on gills. Usually they have a corky or woody texture and are often attached laterally to wood.
woody pore fungi; any fungus of the family Polyporaceae or family Boletaceae having the spore-bearing surface within tubes or pores; the fruiting bodies are usually woody at maturity and persistent
A type of fungus which is usually shelf-like and often grows on the trunks of trees. Artist's Conk and Mossy Maple Polypore are two examples.
A member of the Polyporaceae; the hymenium forms tubes in the basidiocarp. ( 23)