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.
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A molecular phylogenetic analysis of the pleasing fungus beetles (Coleoptera: Erotylidae): evolution of colour patterns, gregariousness and mycophagy. Systematic Entomology 29:173187.
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Walter DE (1988) Predation and mycophagy by Endeostigmatid mites (Acariformes: Prostigmata).