mycophile

noun
my·​co·​phile | \ˈmī-kō-ˌfī(-ə)l \

Definition of mycophile 

: a devotee of mushrooms especially : one whose hobby is hunting wild edible mushrooms

First Known Use of mycophile

1885, in the meaning defined above

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