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1. fungus

noun. ['ˈfʌŋgəs'] an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia.

Synonyms

  • Ustilaginoidea virens
  • Synchytrium endobioticum
  • rust fungus
  • Saprolegnia ferax
  • yellow spot fungus
  • Grifola frondosa
  • Wynnea americana
  • Gastrocybe lateritia
  • pink disease fungus
  • golden oak mushroom
  • hymenium
  • bottom rot fungus
  • jelly fungus
  • candida
  • shiitake mushroom
  • stinkhorn
  • gastromycete
  • pond-scum parasite
  • mould
  • smut fungus
  • Oriental black mushroom
  • kingdom Fungi
  • rust
  • earthstar
  • green smut fungus
  • Pellicularia filamentosa
  • smut
  • yeast
  • cap
  • dry rot
  • Volvaria bombycina
  • pythium
  • ascomycetous fungus
  • dead-men's-fingers
  • truffle
  • Cercospora kopkei
  • Fungi
  • mold
  • basidiomycete
  • Fomes igniarius
  • puffball
  • mildew
  • bolete
  • false morel
  • tooth fungus
  • carrion fungus
  • Plasmodiophora brassicae
  • sclerotinia
  • being
  • Xylaria mali
  • lorchel
  • pileus
  • earthnut
  • dead-man's-fingers
  • agaric
  • Rhizoctinia solani
  • Gastroboletus scabrosus
  • ergot
  • Lentinus lepideus
  • Lentinus edodes
  • slime mould
  • felt fungus
  • hen of the woods
  • verticillium
  • true fungus
  • earth-ball
  • white fungus
  • clubroot fungus
  • mycelium
  • bird's-nest fungus
  • monilia
  • basidiomycetous fungi
  • potato wart fungus
  • ascomycete
  • gyromitra
  • earthtongue
  • Corticium salmonicolor
  • Ceratostomella ulmi
  • lichen
  • blastomycete
  • true puffball
  • white rust
  • stalked puffball
  • Thielavia basicola
  • Chinese black mushroom
  • Xylaria polymorpha
  • sac fungus
  • slime mold
  • rhizoctinia
  • Wynnea sparassoides
  • Pellicularia koleroga
  • Corticium solani
  • gasteromycete
  • Dutch elm fungus
  • Polyporus frondosus
  • Radiigera fuscogleba
  • fungus kingdom
  • earthball
  • volva
  • brown root rot fungus
  • Aspergillus fumigatus
  • hen-of-the-woods
  • black root rot fungus
  • Phytophthora citrophthora
  • false truffle
  • Phytophthora infestans
  • potato fungus
  • Gastroboletus turbinatus
  • Macowanites americanus
  • Septobasidium pseudopedicellatum
  • coral fungus
  • Claviceps purpurea
  • earth-tongue
  • organism
  • coffee fungus
  • shiitake
  • scaly lentinus

Antonyms

  • disinfect
  • dispose
  • indispose
  • stay

Etymology

  • fungus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word fungus


1. Noun, singular or mass
You will also need a respirator, goggles and a mask if you believe the fungus is black mold.

2. Adjective
This fungus develops on defoliated debris that remains under the tree.

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