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Photographic Friday: fungi

fungus \’fəŋ-gəs\ noun

  1. any of a kingdom (Fungi) of saprophytic and parasitic spore-producing eukaryotic typically filamentous organisms formerly classified as plants that lack chlorophyll and include molds, rusts, mildews, smuts, mushrooms and yeasts

ETYMOLOGY: Latin [1527]
fungi inflected form [plural]
funguses inflected form [plural]

fungus focus
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Definition retrieved from Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary on 18 December 2009.