bracket fungi

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bracket fungi:

see FungiFungi
, kingdom of heterotrophic single-celled, multinucleated, or multicellular organisms, including yeasts, molds, and mushrooms. The organisms live as parasites, symbionts, or saprobes (see saprophyte).
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That may be a bit over the top, but these lumpy bracket fungi are now a valuable ingredient in beauty aids, particularly aimed at Asian customers.
And they have been badly attacked by bracket fungi, that looks like plates sticking out of the side of the tree.
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