any fungus of the families Boletacea and Polyporaceae, bearing spores in tubes or pores.
Pore Over vs. Pour OverSince pour is a common word and sounds identical to pore, many English speakers use the verb pour in the verb phrase pore over meaning “to meditate or ponder intently.”
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Origin of pore fungus
First recorded in 1920–25
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