- any agent, as clothing or bedding, that is capable of absorbing and transmitting the infecting organism of a disease.
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Figure 15 illustrates one of these peculiar forms of Polyporus (Fomes) applanatus.
Similar punk is sometimes formed in conifers from the mycelium of Fomes pinicola.
This has been called by many authors in America Fomes applanatus or Polyporus applanatus.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise
M. E. Hard
- med any material, such as bedding or clothing, that may harbour pathogens and therefore convey disease
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