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 (fŭn-jĭv′ər-əs, fŭng-gĭv′-)
Feeding on fungi.

fun′gi·vore n.
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They live in huge niches and include phytophagous, fungivorous and predacious species (2).
carolinianus is considered to be fungivorous (Pilsbry 1948; Ingram 1949).
In the fungi-based food web, collembolans, oribatids, and fungivorous nematodes were positively correlated with fungi.
This is based on the assumption that the adults are fungivorous grazers, although Pachyopella ornata (Melander) was found to be a liquid-feeder by Broadhead (1984).
With the exception of the larger, New Zealand endemic, omnivorous Galumna rugosa, they were short-lived, cosmopolitan species, either fungivorous or herbofungivorous.
Tylenchidae with small stylets and short or filiform tails were classified as fungivorous rather than as plant associates (Yeates et al.
Factors such as micro-climate, quality and longevity of the host culture medium, and infestations from predatory or fungivorous mites pose challenges to the development of a successful rearing protocol (Loomans & Murai 1997).
2003) relate high numbers of fungivorous nematodes to tough plant tissues that are more easily broken down by fungi rather than bacteria.
Plants and mites frequently engage in a mutualism in which plants provide domatia for predaceous and fungivorous mites, while mites provide protection against herbivores and pathogenic fungi.