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Definition: Polyporus igniarius
, n. [Probably for tachwood; OE. tache
tinder (of uncertain origin) + wood.]
1. Wood so decayed as to serve for tinder; spunk, or punk.
2. Dried fungi used as tinder; especially, the Polyporus igniarius
(?; 277), n. [L. agaricum, Gr. ?, said to be
fr. Agara, a town in Sarmatia.]
1. (Bot.) A fungus of the genus Agaricus
, of many species,
of which the common mushroom is an example.
2. An old name for several species of Polyporus
fungi growing on decaying wood.
Note: The “female agaric”
renowned as a cathartic; the “male agaric”
) is used for preparing
touchwood, called punk or German tinder.
, a light, chalky deposit of carbonate of
lime, sometimes called rock milk
, formed in caverns or
fissures of limestone.