muscardine

noun
mus·​car·​dine | \ˈməskə(r)də̇n, -(r)ˌdēn\
variants: or less commonly muscardine disease
plural -s

Definition of muscardine 

: any of various fungus diseases of insects caused by imperfect fungi that proliferate and ramify throughout the body of the host especially : calcino — see green muscardine

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