noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1874 a fungus (as a mold) with a microscopic fruiting body

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  • microfungus — noun A fungus of microscopic scale …   Wiktionary

  • microfungus — mi·cro·fungus …   English syllables

  • microfungus — /ˈmaɪkroʊfʌŋgəs/ (say muykrohfungguhs) noun a fungus with a very small fruiting body, as a mould, mildew, rust (def. 4), etc. Compare macrofungus …   Australian English dictionary

  • microfungus — …   Useful english dictionary

  • macrofungus — /ˈmækroʊfʌŋgəs/ (say makrohfungguhs) noun a fungus with a large fleshy fruiting body, typically produced above ground, as the mushroom. Compare microfungus …   Australian English dictionary

  • microfungal — adjective see microfungus …   Useful english dictionary

  • mi|cro|fun|gus — «MY kroh FUHNG guhs», noun, plural gi « jy», gus|es. a microscopic fungus: »... a filamentous microfungus is grown on a carbohydrate substrate (New Scientist) …   Useful english dictionary

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