mycophagous
adjective Date: circa 1909 feeding on fungi

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  • mycophagous — fə̇gəs adjective Etymology: myc + phagous : feeding on fungi : eating mushrooms a mycophagous coccinellid Biological Abstracts * * * /muy kof euh geuhs/, adj. feeding on fungi. [1920 25; MYCO + PHAGOUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • mycophagous — adj. [Gr. mykes, fungus; phagein, to eat] Feeding on fungi; mycetophagous; fungivorous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • mycophagous — /muy kof euh geuhs/, adj. feeding on fungi. [1920 25; MYCO + PHAGOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • mycophagous — adjective fungus eating …   Wiktionary

  • mycophagous — eating fungus Feeding and Eating …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • mycophagous — my·coph·a·gous …   English syllables

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

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