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Noun: hen-of-the-woods
  1. Large greyish-brown edible fungus forming a mass of overlapping caps that somewhat resembles a hen at the base of trees
    - hen of the woods, Polyporus frondosus, Grifola frondosa

Derived forms: hens of the woods

Type of: fungus

Part of: genus Polyporus, Polyporus

Encyclopedia: Hen-of-the-woods