Definition of Mycophagist

1. Noun. A person or animal who eats fungi (especially mushrooms).

Exact synonyms: Mycophage
Generic synonyms: Eater, Feeder
Derivative terms: Mycophagy



Definition of Mycophagist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mycophagist

mycologically
mycologies
mycologist
mycologists
mycology
mycomelic
mycomelic acid
mycomycin
mycomyringitis
mycoparasite
mycoparasitic
mycopeptone
mycopesticide
mycophage
mycophagies
mycophagist (current term)
mycophagists
mycophagous
mycophagy
mycophenolate
mycophenolic
mycophenolic acid
mycophile
mycophiles
mycoplasm
mycoplasma
mycoplasma infections
mycoplasma mycoides

Literary usage of Mycophagist

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

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"Enough advice is given here to prevent any danger from the use of poisonous species, and there are enough recipes to start out the neophyte mycophagist ..."

2. The Canadian Record of Science by Natural History Society of Montreal (1903)
"Perhaps I might explain here that a Mycologist is one who studies mushrooms, a mycophagist is one who eats them. The latter term suggested to a young member ..."

3. Rust, smut, mildew, & mould: an introduction to the study of microscopic fungi by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1865)
""The author is a thorough mycophagist, weil acquainted with the peculiar fe by which the moat remarkable of the edible kinds of Fungi may be know Gardener'* ..."

4. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"cologist, but to the mycophagist they are of use as food. Only one poisonous form is known, and that is the medicinal one, Fomes laricis, ..."

5. Our Edible Toadstools and Mushrooms and how to Distinguish Them: A Selection by William Hamilton Gibson (1899)
"MA Curtis, of North Carolina, mycophagist page 325. For the benefit of those of my readers who may wish to follow the subject further than my pages will ..."

6. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1917)
"... this class may be cooked and eaten with safety, although not without some misgivings unless one is a sophisticated and hardened mycophagist. Group IV. ..."

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