Phycomyces

noun

Phy·​co·​my·​ces
ˌfīkōˈmīˌsēz
: a genus of fungi (family Mucoraceae) forming a metallic mycelium with large, simple, stiffly erect, and often very tall sporangiophores

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from phyc- + -myces

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“Phycomyces.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phycomyces. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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