fungivore


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fungivore

An organism that feeds on fungi.

fungivore

an ORGANISM that can feed on FUNGI.
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The non-pest Australasian fungivore Cis bilamellatus Wood (Coleoptera: Ciidae) in northern Europe: spread dynamics, invasion success and ecological impact.
Ferris H, Venette RC, Scow KM (2004) Soil management to enhance bacterivore and fungivore nematode populations and their nitrogen mineralization function.
Total numbers of nematodes were counted under a compound microscope and a fraction of these (average ~125 individuals/sample) was sorted to functional group as bacterivore, fungivore, omnivore/predator, or plant parasite (Yeates et al.
Fungivore host-use groups from cluster analysis: patterns of utilisation of fungal fruiting bodies by ciid beetles.
A truffle is the fruiting body of a subterranean mushroom; spore dispersal is accomplished through fungivores, animals that eat fungi.
Richness remains relatively constant, but fungivores, such as Diplopods, are absent from all burned sites.
Collectively, they have an amazingly broad dietary repertoire, and include taxa that range from detritivores and other decomposers, microvores, fungivores to especially herbivores, but also are consumers of animals as predators, parasitoids and parasites and inhabit unusual habitats such as oil seeps, playa lake brines, and hot springs (Wheeler, 1990; Kristensen, 1999; Labandeira, 1999, 2002).
Trophic groups were classified as bacterivores (Ba), fungivores (Fu), plant feeders (PI), predators (Pr), and omnivores (Ore) according to Yeates et al.
Adults are primarily fungivores or are saprophagous and larvae feed on dead and decaying plant matter ranging from wood to humus.
plant-parasites, bacterivores, fungivores, omnivores, and carnivores), and by where they fit on a coloniser-persister (cp) continuum of 1-5 (Yeates et al.
Most nematodes are free-living bacterivores, fungivores and predators considered to be major "churners" that help to facilitate the decomposition of dead organisms and organic matter by bacterial and fungal decomposers.