mycophagist
noun Etymology: mycophagy, from myc- + -phagy Date: 1861 one that eats fungi (as mushrooms) • mycophagy noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mycophagist — noun a person or animal who eats fungi (especially mushrooms) • Syn: ↑mycophage • Derivationally related forms: ↑mycophagy • Hypernyms: ↑eater, ↑feeder * * * mīˈkäfəjə̇st noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • mycophagist — /muy kof euh jist/, n. 1. a fungus eating organism. 2. an epicure whose interest is mushrooms. [1860 65; MYCO + PHAGE or PHAG(Y) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • mycophagist — my·coph·a·gist …   English syllables

  • mycophage — noun a person or animal who eats fungi (especially mushrooms) • Syn: ↑mycophagist • Derivationally related forms: ↑mycophagy (for: ↑mycophagist) • Hypernyms: ↑eater, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mycophagy — noun see mycophagist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mycophagous —   a. eating mushrooms.    ♦ mycophagist, n.    ♦ mycophagy, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • mycophagy — noun the practice of eating fungi (especially mushrooms collected in the wild) • Derivationally related forms: ↑mycophagist • Hypernyms: ↑eating, ↑feeding …   Useful english dictionary

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