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Feeding on fungi.

my′co·phage (-kə-fāj′) n.
my·coph′a·gy (-ə-jē) n.


(Biology) relating to mycophagy; fungi-eating


(maɪˈkɒf ə gəs)

feeding on fungi.
my•coph′a•gist (-dʒɪst) n.
my•coph′a•gy, n.
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Abundance of mycophagous arthropods present on different species of fungi in relation to resource abundance at different spatial scales.
A strong correlation between accumulation of glycerol and trehalose was present during dehydration and survival of a mycophagous nematode, Aphelenchus avenae, in dry air (Crowe and Madin, 1975).
Ananthakrishnan (1973) published mycophagous Thysanoptera of India and Palmer and Mound (1978) also reported nine genera of fungus-feeding Thysanoptera from the oriental region.
1998) Used the Farm Yard Manure (FYM) alone and with a combination of white mustard as a soil amendment in already infested soil and found that organic amendment reduced the disease severity and increased the population of mycophagous soil organisms.
Clinodiplosis is a cosmopolitan genus with 104 described species, most being mycophagous, particularly the European ones, but there are also phytophagous species, especially in the New World.
A new genus and subfamily of mycophagous Bothrideridae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) from the Indo-Australian region, with notes on related families.
This may be explained by the high amount of phosphorus in the soil of these treatments, which may have been harmful to the fungi in the soil, which are food mycophagous mites.
Among the topics are sentinel camera traps monitor the emergence of infectious in Tasmanian devils, using camera traps to compare poison bait uptake by invasive predators and non-target species, a novel camera-based approach to understanding the foraging behavior of mycophagous mammals, the computer-assisted identification of small Australian mammals in camera trap imagery, and analyzing camera trap surveys to detect effects of population management.
The presence of detritivorous and mycophagous organisms, as springtails and Oribatid mites, supports the hypothesis that they are using debris accumulated and underline the importance of arthropods on litter decomposition in bromeliads.
Comparative biochemistry of mycophagous and non-mycophagous grain beetles: chitinolytic activities of foreign and sawtoothed grain beetles.
Ecology and evolution of mycophagous bark beetles and their fungal partners: Insect - fungal associations.