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  • n. Plural form of fungoid.


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  • They are known as shelving or bracket fungi, or popularly as "fungoids" or "fungos."

    Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.

  • You never hear us talk, you think fungoids don't talk.

    The Day of the Dissonance

  • A few more Didonians came home from the woods, lighting their way with luminous fungoids.

    The Rebel Worlds

  • Dr. Harvey's unfortunate position in the eye of constituted authority after he had discovered the circulation of the blood; as witness the lamentable consequences to whoever it was who, probably by the process of eating a mess of miscellaneous wild fungoids, disclosed to a bereaved family and a benefited world the important fact that certain mushrooms were nourishing and certain toadstools were fatal.

    Daisy Ashford: Her Book

  • This church was hewn out of ancient and silent stone, bearded with old fungoids and stained with the nests of birds.

    The Innocence of Father Brown: The Hammer of God

  • The forest, into which he sometimes ventured, was a place of dampness, deepness and smells; a place of great trees, fat fungoids, sprawling creepers, preposterous looking parasites, orchids, lianas; a place of things that crawled and climbed and twined and clung.

    From Place to Place

  • Two yards from the rails I saw, when I got up, a little rill beside a rotten piece of fence, barely oozing itself onward under masses of foul and stagnant fungoids: and here there was a sudden splash, and life: and

    The Purple Cloud

  • Here I experienced a singular ghostly awe and timorousness, lest she should sink with me, or something: but striking matches, I saw an ordinary cabin, with some fungoids, skulls, bones and rags, but not one cohering skeleton.

    The Purple Cloud

  • I'd forgotten the exact tale; but you know the place I mean; it lies north of Todd's house towards the wilderness, and has two queer wrinkled trees, so dismal that they look more like huge fungoids than decent foliage.

    The Wisdom of Father Brown

  • Nearly all that we call the works of nature have but grown like fungoids upon this original work of man; and our woods are mosses on the bones of a giant.

    A Short History of England


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