Definition of -myces 

: fungus used especially in taxonomic names of fungi and certain bacteria resembling fungi and in their corresponding vernacular names Blastomycesstreptomyces

History and Etymology for -myces

New Latin, borrowed from Greek mykēt-, mýkēs "mushroom, fungus" — more at myc-

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