mycophile

noun

my·​co·​phile ˈmī-kō-ˌfī(-ə)l How to pronounce mycophile (audio)
: a devotee of mushrooms
especially : one whose hobby is hunting wild edible mushrooms

Word History

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mycophile was in 1885

Dictionary Entries Near mycophile

Cite this Entry

“Mycophile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mycophile. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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