mycophagy


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my·coph·a·gous

 (mī-kŏf′ə-gəs)
adj.
Feeding on fungi.

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

mycophagy

(maɪˈkɒfədʒɪ)
n
1. (Cookery) the eating of mushrooms
2. (Biology) the use of fungi as a source of nourishment
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Noun1.mycophagy - the practice of eating fungi (especially mushrooms collected in the wild)
eating, feeding - the act of consuming food
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Observations on Ciidae (Coleoptera) with particular reference to mycophagy.
Seasonal variation in mycophagy by the western red-backed vole, Clethrionomys californicus, in southwestern Oregon.