ear fungus

noun

Definition of ear fungus

: a fungus of the order Auriculariales especially : wood ear sense a

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First Known Use of ear fungus

1800, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ear fungus

ear entry 1 + fungus; from the shape of the sporophores

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“Ear fungus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ear%20fungus. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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