mycophagist

noun
my·​coph·​a·​gist | \ mī-ˈkä-fə-jist How to pronounce mycophagist (audio) \

Definition of mycophagist

: one that eats fungi (such as mushrooms)

Other Words from mycophagist

mycophagy \ mī-​ˈkä-​fə-​jē How to pronounce mycophagy (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of mycophagist

1861, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mycophagist

mycophagy, from myc- + -phagy

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“Mycophagist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mycophagist. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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