Phycomyces

noun
Phy·​co·​my·​ces | \ ˌfīkōˈmīˌsēz \

Definition of Phycomyces

: a genus of fungi (family Mucoraceae) forming a metallic mycelium with large, simple, stiffly erect, and often very tall sporangiophores

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History and Etymology for Phycomyces

New Latin, from phyc- + -myces

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“Phycomyces.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phycomyces. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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