HyperDic: fungus

English > 1 sense of the word fungus:
NOUNplantfungusan organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter
fungus > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > fungus: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAn organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia.
Category ofimmune response, immune reaction, immunologic responseA bodily / bodily defense reaction that recognizes an invading substance (an antigen
squamuleA minute scale
Member ofFungi, kingdom Fungi, fungus kingdomThe taxonomic kingdom including yeast, molds, smuts, mushrooms, and toadstools
Partscap, pileusA fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom / mushroom
hymeniumSpore-bearing layer of cells in certain fungi containing asci or basidia
myceliumThe vegetative part of a fungus consisting of a mass of branching threadlike hyphae
volvacuplike structure around the base of the stalk of certain fungi
NarrowerAspergillus fumigatusA mold causing aspergillosis / aspergillosis in birds and man
Dutch elm fungus, Ceratostomella ulmifungus causing Dutch elm disease
Gastroboletus scabrosusA dingy yellow brown fungus with a rough stalk that superficially resembles a bolete
Gastroboletus turbinatusA fungus with a cap that can vary from red to dark brown
Gastrocybe lateritiaA species of Gastrocybe fungus that has a conic cap and a thin stalk
Macowanites americanusA small fungus with a fragile cap that cracks to expose the white context and a white stalk that is practically enclosed by the cap
Phytophthora citrophthoraCauses brown rot gummosis in citrus fruits
Phytophthora infestansfungus causing late blight in solanaceous plants especially tomatoes and potatoes
Radiigera fuscoglebaA fungus similar to an earthstar except that it does not open up
Volvaria bombycinaA parasite on various trees
Wynnea americanaA fungus composed of several apothecia that look like elongated rabbit ears
Wynnea sparassoidesA fungus with a long solid stalk embedded in soil and a yellow-brown head shaped like a cauliflower
agaric, Fomes igniariusfungus used in the preparation of punk for fuses
ascomycete, ascomycetous fungusAny fungus of the class Ascomycetes (or subdivision Ascomycota) in which the spores are formed inside an ascus
basidiomycete, basidiomycetous fungiAny of various fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota
bird's-nest fungusAny of various fungi of the family Nidulariaceae having a cup-shaped body containing several egg-shaped structure enclosing the spores
black root rot fungus, Xylaria malifungus causing black root rot in apples
blastomyceteAny of various yeastlike budding fungi of the genus Blastomyces
boleteAny fungus of the family Boletaceae
bottom rot fungus, Corticium solanifungus causing bottom rot in lettuce
brown root rot fungus, Thielavia basicolafungus causing brown root rot in plants of the pea and potato and cucumber families
candidaAny of the yeastlike imperfect fungi of the genus Candida
clubroot fungus, Plasmodiophora brassicaeA fungus resembling slime mold that causes swellings or distortions / distortions of the roots of cabbages and related plants
coffee fungus, Pellicularia kolerogafungus causing a disease in coffee and some other tropical plants
coral fungusAny of numerous fungi of the family Clavariaceae often brightly colored that grow in often intricately branched clusters like coral
dead-man's-fingers, dead-men's-fingers, Xylaria polymorphaThe fruiting bodies of the fungi of the genus Xylaria
dry rotA fungus causing dry rot
earthball, false truffle, puffball, hard-skinned puffballAny of various fungi of the genus Scleroderma having hard-skinned subterranean fruiting bodies resembling truffles
earthstarAny fungus of the family Geastraceae
earthtongue, earth-tongueAny club-shaped fungus of the genus Geoglossum
ergot, Claviceps purpureaA fungus that infects various cereal plants forming compact black masses of branching filaments that replace many grains of the plant
false morelA fungus of the family Helvellaceae
false truffleAny of various fungi of the family Rhizopogonaceae having subterranean fruiting bodies similar to the truffle
felt fungus, Septobasidium pseudopedicellatumfungus that frequently encircles twigs and branches of various trees especially citrus trees in southern United States
gasteromycete, gastromyceteAny fungus of the class Gasteromycetes
green smut fungus, Ustilaginoidea virensfungus causing green smut in rice
gyromitraAny fungus of the genus Gyromitra
hen-of-the-woods, hen of the woods, Polyporus frondosus, Grifola frondosalarge greyish-brown edible fungus forming a mass of overlapping caps that somewhat resembles a hen at the base of trees
jelly fungusAny fungus of the order ... / order Tremellales or Auriculariales whose fruiting body is jellylike in consistency when fresh
lichenAny thallophytic plant of the division Lichenes
lorchelA large fungus of the family Helvellaceae
mildewA fungus that produces a superficial (usually white) growth on organic matter
mold, mouldA fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
moniliaAny of the yeastlike imperfect fungi of the genus Monilia
pink disease fungus, Corticium salmonicolorfungus causing pink disease in citrus and coffee and rubber trees etc
pond-scum parasiteAn aquatic fungus of genus Synchytriaceae that is parasitic on pond scum
potato fungus, Pellicularia filamentosa, Rhizoctinia solanifungus causing a disease in potatoes characterized by black scurfy spots on the tubers
potato wart fungus, Synchytrium endobioticumfungus causing potato wart disease in potato tubers
puffball, true puffballAny of various fungi of the family Lycoperdaceae whose round fruiting body discharges a cloud of spores when mature
pythiumAny fungus of the genus Pythium
rhizoctiniaAny fungus now / now or formerly belonging to the form genus Rhizoctinia
rust, rust fungusAny of various fungi causing rust disease in plants
sac fungusAny of various ascomycetous fungi in which the spores are formed in a sac or ascus
scaly lentinus, Lentinus lepideusA fungus with a scaly cap and white flesh and a ring on the stalk (with scales below the ring)
sclerotiniaAny fungus of the genus Sclerotinia
shiitake, shiitake mushroom, Chinese black mushroom, golden oak mushroom, Oriental black mushroom, Lentinus edodesedible east Asian mushroom having a golden or dark brown to blackish cap and an inedible stipe
slime mold, slime mouldA naked mass of protoplasm having characteristics / characteristics of both plants and animals
smut, smut fungusAny fungus of the order Ustilaginales
stalked puffballMushroom of the genus Tulostoma that resembles a puffball
stinkhorn, carrion fungusAny of various ill-smelling brown-capped fungi of the order Phallales
tooth fungusA fungus of the family Hydnaceae
true fungusAny of numerous fungi of the division Eumycota
truffle, earthnut, earth-ballAny of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber
verticilliumA fungus of the genus Verticillium
white fungus, Saprolegnia feraxA fungus that attacks living fish and tadpoles and spawn causing white fungus disease
white rustfungus causing a disease characterized by a white powdery mass of conidia
yeastAny of various single-celled fungi that reproduce asexually by budding or division
yellow spot fungus, Cercospora kopkeifungus causing yellow spot (a sugarcane disease in Australia)
Broaderorganism, beingA living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
Spanishfungi, fungus, hongo, hongos
Catalanfong, fungi
Adjectivesfungal, fungousof or relating to fungi
fungoid, funguslikeresembling fungi

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