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fungus

fun·gus

fungus

 
pronunciation:
fuhng gs
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part of speech: noun
inflections: fungi, funguses
definition: one of a large group of living things that appear similar to plants but cannot make their own food using sunlight in the way plants do. Fungi consume plant, animal, and other living matter. Mushrooms, yeasts, and molds are fungi. Fungi help decompose dead plants and animals.
 
derivations: fungal (adj.), funguslike (adj.)
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affects the growth of funguses
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process involving funguses
produced by funguses
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some diseases involving funguses
some kinds of funguses
some parts of funguses
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some things made with funguses
things that eat funguses