Physarum

noun
Physa·rum | \ˈfīsərəm, ˈfis-\

Definition of Physarum 

: a large genus of slime molds (subclass Myxogastres) that have violet to brownish spores and a sporangium covered with fine granules of lime

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History and Etymology for Physarum

New Latin, modification of Greek physarion small bellows, diminutive of physa

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