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Polyporales MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Polyporales
Tree Number(s)
B01.300.179.120
Unique ID
D020072
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020072
Scope Note
An order of fungi in the phylum BASIDIOMYCOTA having macroscopic basidiocarps. The members are characterized by their saprophytic activities as decomposers, particularly in the degradation of CELLULOSE and LIGNIN. A large number of species in the order have been used medicinally. (From Alexopoulos, Introductory Mycology, 4th ed, pp504-68)
Entry Term(s)
Aphyllophorales
Registry Number
txid5303
Public MeSH Note
2005; see APHYLLPHORALES 1999-2004
History Note
2005 (1999)
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Polyporales Preferred
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