Definition of Kingdom fungi
1. Noun. The taxonomic kingdom including yeast, molds, smuts, mushrooms, and toadstools; distinct from the green plants.
Generic synonyms: Kingdom
Member holonyms: Fungus Family, Fungus Genus, Fungus Order, Division Gymnomycota, Division Myxomycota, Gymnomycota, Myxomycota, Phycomycetes, Phycomycetes Group, Division Lichenes, Lichenes, Fungus, Division Eumycota, Eumycota
Examples of category: Tremella Reticulata, Annulus, Skirt, Saprophytic
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kingdom Fungi
Literary usage of Kingdom fungi
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"... nutrition are multiplied : but, as the last in the class of insects belongs to the animal kingdom, fungi ..."
2. Encyclopedia of Natural and Artificial Wonders and Curiosities: Including a by John Platts (1876)
"... as the last in the class of insects belongs to the animal kingdom, fungi ought, notwithstanding the simplicity of their organization, still to belong to ..."
3. Shakespeare's Garden by James Harvey Bloom (1903)
"... as beautiful and instructive as any other portion of the vegetable kingdom. Fungi, under the term " mushroom " and "toadstool," are, however, noticed. ..."