Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Feeding on fungi.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Feeding on fungi, as the larvæ of many mycetophilid flies and other insects.

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  • adjective fungus-eating.

Etymologies

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myco- + -phagous

Examples

  • The free-living mycophagous nematode Aphelenchus avenae can be induced to enter anhydrobiosis by pre-exposure to moderate reductions in relative humidity (RH) prior to extreme desiccation.

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