my·​coph·​a·​gous mī-ˈkä-fə-gəs How to pronounce mycophagous (audio)
: feeding on fungi

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mycophagous was circa 1909

Dictionary Entries Near mycophagous

Cite this Entry

“Mycophagous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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