mucor

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mucor

(ˈmjuːkɔː)
n
(Plants) any fungus belonging to the genus Mucor, which comprises many common moulds
[C20: New Latin, from Latin: mould]
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Noun1.mucor - any mold of the genus Mucormucor - any mold of the genus Mucor    
genus Mucor - type genus of the Mucoraceae; genus of molds having cylindrical or pear-shaped sporangia not limited in location to points where rhizoids develop
mould, mold - a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
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Isolation of Mucor corcinelloides from a case of ulcerative mycosis of platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), and a comparison of the response of Mucor circinelloides and Mucor amphibiorum to different culture temperatures.