Mucor

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Mucor

 [mu´kor]
a genus of perfect fungi; several species are molds and saprobes on fruits, vegetables, or baked goods and can cause mucormycosis.

Mucor

(myū'kōr),
A genus of fungi (class Zygomycetes, family Mucoraceae), most species of which are saprobic; several are pathogenic and may cause zygomycosis in humans.

Mucor

/Mu·cor/ (mu´kor) a genus of fungi, some species of which cause mucormycosis.

Mu·cor

(myū'kōr)
A genus of fungi (class Zygomycetes, family Mucoraceae), most species of which are saprobic; characterized by sparsely septate hyphae, large sporangia that contain sporangiospores but lack rhizoids. Several are pathogenic and may cause zygomycosis in humans.

Mucor

a genus of saprophytic mold fungi; some species cause mucormycosis.

Mucor amphibiorum
the cause of ulcerative dermatitis in platypus in Tasmania, Australia.