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Definition: Polyporus igniarius
Touchwood \Touch"wood`\, 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
Agaric \Ag"a*ric\ (?; 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, corky
fungi growing on decaying wood.
Note: The “female agaric” (Polyporus officinalis) was
renowned as a cathartic; the “male agaric”
(Polyporus igniarius) is used for preparing
touchwood, called punk or German tinder.
Agaric mineral, a light, chalky deposit of carbonate of
lime, sometimes called rock milk, formed in caverns or
fissures of limestone.