Definition of Funguses

1. Noun. (context: nonstandard rare) (plural of fungus) ¹

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Definition of Funguses

1. fungus [n] - See also: fungus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Funguses

fungous foot
fungus ball
fungus family
fungus genus
fungus gnat
fungus kingdom
fungus order
funguses (current term)
funicular graft
funicular myelitis
funicular myelosis

Literary usage of Funguses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1867)
"To those of our readers who desire a concise and popular account of the eatable funguses of Great Britain, we can cordially recommend this volume, ..."

2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1847)
"Esculent funguses of England.—The English are not a fungus-eating nation,—and in the " good old times" this might have been as much a boast as the common ..."

3. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1847)
"A Treatise on the Esculent funguses of England. By CD BAD- HAM, MD 8vo. Reeve, Brothers, 1847. THIS is the work of a person of considerable tact and powers ..."

4. The American Entomologist (1868)
"The popular idea used to be that mushrooms, toadstools, funguses and the like, ... Again, the well known Cedar apples on the Red Cedar arc funguses, ..."

5. The Annals of Horticulture (1848)
"In France, Germany, and Italy, funguses not only constitute for weeks together the sole diet of thousands, but the residue, either fresh, dried, ..."

6. The Herb of the Field by Charlotte Mary Yonge (1887)
"... have no seed leaves, no visible flowers—ferns, mosses, horse-tails, funguses, and sea-weeds. Of ferns and mosses we spoke in October as unseen blossoms. ..."

7. Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club by Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club, Hereford, England, G. H. Jack (1869)
"For a week or ten days before the meeting the crop of funguses had become ... In the second class of funguses Edible, though not usually employed as food, ..."

8. Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club by Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club, Hereford, England, G. H. Jack (1874)
"Meantime the way led on, and whether it was due to the many attentions the funguses offered, or to that old sad habit of keeping too long to the broad and ..."

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