fungous

[fuhng-guhs]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or caused by fungi; fungal.
2.
of the nature of or resembling a fungus.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin fungōsus fungous, spongy. See fungus, -ous

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fungous (ˈfʌŋɡəs)
 
adj
1.  appearing suddenly and spreading quickly like a fungus, but not lasting
2.  a less common word for fungal

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fungous fun·gous (fŭng'gəs)
adj.
Variant of fungal.

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Yeast is a microscopic plant of fungous growth, and is the lowest form of vegetable life.
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