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fungi – Full Definition

fungi - Full Definition

fungi – Full Definition
Definition of fungi

fungi – /ˈfʌŋɡiː/ – plural of fungus
: 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.
: a kingdom of eukaryotic, heterotrophic organisms that live parasitically as saprobes, including MUSHROOMS; YEASTS; smuts, molds, etc. They reproduce either sexually or asexually, and have life cycles that range from simple to complex. Filamentous fungi, commonly known as molds, refer to those that grow as multicellular colonies.

Synonyms
Filamentous Fungi | Filamentous Fungus | Fungi, Filamentous | Fungus | Fungus, Filamentous | Mold | Molds



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