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.”
Origin of pore fungus
First recorded in 1920–25
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