fungivorous

adjective
fun·​giv·​o·​rous | \ ¦fən¦jivərəs, ¦fəŋ¦gi- \

Definition of fungivorous

: feeding customarily on or in fungi : mycetophagous

History and Etymology for fungivorous

probably from (assumed) New Latin fungivorus, from New Latin fungi- + Latin -vorus -vorous

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“Fungivorous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fungivorous. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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