fungivorous


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fun·giv·or·ous

 (fŭn-jĭv′ər-əs, fŭng-gĭv′-)
adj.
Feeding on fungi.

fun′gi·vore n.
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Members of Coleoptera have a wide range of trophic functions, but most of them are phytophagous, fungivorous, or detritivorous.
Fungal odour discrimination in two sympatric species of fungivorous collembolans.
The life history of some species of the genus Dohrniphora have been described by Brown (2010), most of them with saprophagous habits, though there are also known species where the larvae are scavengers, fungivorous, predators, kleptoparasites, and parasitoids.
2003) relate high numbers of fungivorous nematodes to tough plant tissues that are more easily broken down by fungi rather than bacteria.
Interestingly, Rueda (1989) found rabbit pellets to be a superior diet for Sarasinsula plebia (Fischer, 1868), though this slug is phytophagous rather than fungivorous.
Phytophagous and fungivorous mites (Acari: Prostigmata, Astigmata) from Peru.
Spatial and temporal heterogeneity creates windows of opportunity and regulates the interactions among plants, fungi, and the fungivorous microfauna in soil, which at the same time contributes to increase the fungal diversity in arid ecosystems.
Phylogenetic analysis of the small fungivorous family Merothripidae (Thysanoptera).
Plants and mites frequently engage in a mutualism in which plants provide domatia for predaceous and fungivorous mites, while mites provide protection against herbivores and pathogenic fungi.