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fun·gi

 (fŭn′jī, fŭng′gī)
n.
A plural of fungus.
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fun•gi

(ˈfʌn dʒaɪ, ˈfʌŋ gaɪ)

n.
a pl. of fungus.

Fun•gi

(ˈfʌn dʒaɪ, ˈfʌŋ gaɪ)

n. (used with a pl. v.)
a taxonomic kingdom, or in some classification schemes a division of the kingdom Plantae, comprising all the fungus groups and sometimes also the slime molds. Also called Mycota.
[< New Latin; see fungus]

fungi-

a combining form representing fungus: fungicide.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fungi - the taxonomic kingdom including yeast, molds, smuts, mushrooms, and toadstoolsFungi - the taxonomic kingdom including yeast, molds, smuts, mushrooms, and toadstools; distinct from the green plants
kingdom - the highest taxonomic group into which organisms are grouped; one of five biological categories: Monera or Protoctista or Plantae or Fungi or Animalia
fungus family - includes lichen families
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
fungus order - the order of fungi
division Gymnomycota, division Myxomycota, Gymnomycota, Myxomycota - slime molds; organisms having a noncellular and multinucleate creeping vegetative phase and a propagative spore-producing stage: comprises Myxomycetes and Acrasiomycetes; in some classifications placed in the kingdom Protoctista
Phycomycetes, Phycomycetes group - a large and probably unnatural group of fungi and funguslike organisms comprising the Mastigomycota (including the Oomycetes) and Zygomycota subdivisions of the division Eumycota; a category not used in all systems
division Lichenes - comprising the lichens which grow symbiotically with algae; sometimes treated as an independent group more or less coordinate with algae and fungi
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
division Eumycota, Eumycota - true fungi; eukaryotic heterotrophic walled organisms; distinguished from Myxomycota (funguslike slime molds): comprises subdivisions Mastigomycotina; Zygomycotina; Ascomycotina; Basidiomycotina; Deuteromycotina (imperfect fungi)
Tremella reticulata - a jelly fungus with an erect whitish fruiting body and a highly variable shape (sometimes resembling coral fungi)
annulus, skirt - (Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar
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