HyperDic: kingdom_fungi

English > 1 sense of the expression kingdom Fungi:
NOUNplantkingdom Fungi, Fungi, fungus kingdomthe taxonomic kingdom including yeast, molds, smuts, mushrooms, and toadstools
English > kingdom Fungi: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningThe taxonomic kingdom including yeast, molds, smuts, mushrooms, and toadstools; distinct from the green plants.
SynonymsFungi, fungus kingdom
Category ofTremella reticulataA jelly fungus with an erect whitish fruiting body and a highly variable shape (sometimes resembling coral fungi)
annulus, skirt(Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar
saprophytic(of some plants or fungi) feeding on dead or decaying organic matter
MembersEumycota, division Eumycotatrue fungi
Lichenes, division LichenesComprising the lichens which grow symbiotically with algae
Myxomycota, division Myxomycota, Gymnomycota, division Gymnomycotaslime molds
Phycomycetes, Phycomycetes groupA large and probably unnatural group of fungi and funguslike organisms comprising the Mastigomycota (including the Oomycetes) and Zygomycota subdivisions of the division Eumycota
fungusAn organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter
fungus familyIncludes lichen families
fungus genusIncludes lichen genera
fungus orderThe order of fungi
BroaderkingdomThe highest taxonomic group into which organisms are grouped
Spanishreino fungi

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