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polypore

(pŏl′ē-pôr′)
n.
Any of various tough basidiomycetous fungi that release their spores through pores, sometimes lack a stem, and usually grow on wood. Also called pore fungus.
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Polypores are the most important agents of wood decay and play a very important role in carbon cycle of forest ecosystem and nutrient requirement.
Thus, the most popular polypores species on living oaks in coppice oakeries of South-Western Central Russian Upland are those for which oak is a principal, not facultative host; besides, they have effective parasitic properties and can spread in a forest stand from tree to tree effectively.
Spores: Ellipsoid, 11-15 X 5.5-7 [micro]m, white in deposit, abundant for a polypore.
Polypores grow in wood as an expansive network of microscopic tubes known as a mycelium.
Gilberto Coelho (Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, UFSM), in recognition of his contributions to the knowledge of southern Brazilian macrofungi, especially polypores.
North American Polypores. Vol 1: Abortiporus Lindtneria.
Studies in the neotropical polypores 9: A critical checklist of poroid fungi from Venezuela.
Evaluation of novel wood-rotting polypores and corticioid fungi for the decay and biopulping of Norway spruce (Picea abies) wood.
Pheromones affecting flying beetles colonising the polypores Fomes fomentarius and Fomitopsis pinicola.
RFLP analysis as a tool for identification of lignicolous basidiomycetes: European polypores. Eur.