mycophagous

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mycophagous

(mī-kŏf′ə-gəs)
adj.
Feeding on fungi.

my′co·phage (-kə-fāj′) n.
my·coph′a·gy (-ə-jē) n.
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The distribution of breeding site use across these species strongly indicates that mycophagy was the ancestral condition within the quinaria group.
Tapping into the benefits of commercial mushroom production in Nigeria will reduce the country's unemployment rate, increase her food security and revenue base while bridging her rural-urban mycophagy gap.
Walter DE (1988) Predation and mycophagy by Endeostigmatid mites (Acariformes: Prostigmata).
These habits may include mycophagy as well as saprophagous feeding on materials other than fruit, although this remains to be demonstrated.