Fungus - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfʌŋɡəs|  American pronunciation of the word fungus
Brit.  |ˈfʌŋɡəs|  British pronunciation of the word fungus

noun

- an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia

Examples

...we could see inside the cave even without a flashlight because of the luminescence coming from some of the fungus on the walls...

in Japan a fungus forager can earn a good living

This fungus usually vegetates vigorously

Word forms

noun
singular: fungus
plural: fungi or funguses
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