algal fungus

noun

: any fungus of the class Phycomycetes

Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of algal fungus was in 1894

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“Algal fungus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/algal%20fungus. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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