coffee fungus


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Noun1.coffee fungus - fungus causing a disease in coffee and some other tropical plants
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
genus Pellicularia, Pellicularia - genus of fungi having the hymenium in the form of a crust; some species formerly placed in form genus Rhizoctinia
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For idle pickers and others suffering the consequences of the coffee fungus, the drought --particularly given its impact on food prices--has added insult to injury.