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Brown rot

Scope note

A decay of wood caused by fungus that decomposes cellulose and the associated pentosans, leaving the lignin more or less unaltered; the resultant mass is powdery and occurs in various shades of brown. TOWT

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000228083

Broader Terms used

<conditions and effects: wood>

Term used for

rot, brown

Created

12yrs ago

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