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fungus

Synonyms of fungus in English:

noun

  • mushroom, toadstool;
    mould, mildew, rust, fungal disease, rot, decay
    technical mycelium, saprophyte
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    myco- related prefix, as in mycoprotein), fungi-
    mycology science of fungi
    fungivorous fungus-eating
    fungicide chemical that destroys fungus

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