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  • n. Plural form of fungus.


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  • "Our old nurse used to call funguses pixie stools," said Edith Carey,

    Monitress Merle

  • Once they break the skin of the fruit, then funguses and other diseases can invade and kill the plant.

    For gardeners, stink bugs are not a problem to sniff at

  • The store is a hodgepodge of barrels and jars filled with dried herbs, funguses, roots and sea creatures.

    Seeking Alternatives

  • There are bandages with herbal medications and soaks for foot funguses.

    Seeking Alternatives

  • The fact is Morels are funguses that produce fruiting bodies (mushrooms) under certain favorable conditions.


  • All these kids have a bucket of toxins, infections, funguses, she said.

    The Panic Virus

  • These eagle-eyed guardians of freedom are so obsessed with making sure that we're all sharing our foot-funguses with each other on while our shoes go through the X-ray machine that they can't actually find actual bombs.

    Boing Boing

  • And they found that this extract of gator blood killed nine of 11 bacteria and six out of eight funguses as well.

    CNN Transcript Apr 8, 2008

  • Some of those bacteria and funguses difficult to treat.

    CNN Transcript Apr 8, 2008

  • Looking specifically at -- taking some of the blood and putting it in a Petri dish and figuring out does it kill bacteria, does it kill funguses?

    CNN Transcript Apr 8, 2008


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