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mycophagous

[mahy-kof-uh-guh s] /maɪˈkɒf ə gəs/
adjective
1.
feeding on fungi.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; myco- + -phagous
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  • Influence of thinning, plant diversity, and mycophagous mammals on mycorrhizal fungi.

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