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Definition of "fungi" []

  • A plural of fungus. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fungi" in a sentence
  • "He points out that in hunter-gatherer societies, gathering edible plants and fungi is traditionally done by women."
  • "Certain fungi propagate in such a way as to produce clearly defined rings of fruit, as opposed to a more haphazard growing habit."
  • "Interestingly, the melanin in fungi is no different chemically from the melanin in our skin, leading Casadevall to speculate that melanin could be providing energy to skin cells."