1. Any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi.
2. Capable of destroying fungi.
Referring to, characteristic of, or caused by a fungus.
Growing rapidly, like a fungus.
Any of a group of plants including mushrooms, molds, mildews, etc.
Fungi: over 100,000 species of organisms that are similar to plants but do not contain chlorophyll and which include mildews, molds, mushrooms, rusts, smuts, and yeasts.
1. The destruction of fungi or something used to kill fungi (spores).
2. Any chemical substance (dry or moisture) that destroys or inhibits the growth of fungi.
, fungicoles; fungicoled; fungicoling: fungi
Living in or on fungi.
, more fungicolous, most fungicolous
A kind of plant without leaves, flowers, or green color that grows mainly in wet places or on decaying substances.
There are many different types of fungicolous plants; including, mushrooms, mildews, yeasts, and molds.
Some fungicolous plants grow in or on other fungi.
Shaped like a fungus or mushroom; that is, having or consisting of a broad, often branched, free form on a narrower base.
fungistasis (s) (noun)
, fungi stases (pl)
Inhibition of fungal growth: The fungistasis in the garden soil at Mrs. Black's house was removed by the process of sterilization by gamma radiation!
fungistat (s) (noun)
, fungistats (pl)
A compound that keeps fungi from growing: Mr. Smart learned that fungistat, a special substance or chemical, could inhibit mould, mildew, or other forms of decay from continuing to develop and spread.
A reference to a substance that is able to stop fungal growth.
A description of a substance that is poisonous to fungi.
The property of being fungitoxic or poisonous in any way deleterious (detrimental) to the growth of fungi.
Anything that feeds mainly or exclusively on fungi.
Feeding mainly or exclusively on fungi.
A cross reference of a word group that is related, directly or indirectly, to: "fungus, fungi":