mycophagist

noun

my·​coph·​a·​gist mī-ˈkä-fə-jist How to pronounce mycophagist (audio)
: one that eats fungi (such as mushrooms)
mycophagy noun

Word History

Etymology

mycophagy, from myc- + -phagy

First Known Use

1861, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mycophagist was in 1861

Dictionary Entries Near mycophagist

Cite this Entry

“Mycophagist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mycophagist. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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