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Meaning of "mycophagy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MYCOPHAGY

mycophagy  [maɪˈkɒfədʒɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MYCOPHAGY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mycophagy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MYCOPHAGY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

mycophagy

Fungivore

Fungivory or mycophagy is the process of organisms consuming fungi. Many different organisms have been recorded to gain their energy from consuming fungi, including birds, mammals, insects, plants, amoeba, gastropods, nematodes and bacteria. Some of these, which only eat fungi are called fungivores whereas others eat fungi as only part of their diet, being omnivores.

Definition of mycophagy in the English dictionary

The definition of mycophagy in the dictionary is the eating of mushrooms. Other definition of mycophagy is the eating of fungi; the use of fungi as a source of nourishment.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MYCOPHAGY


anthropophagy
ˌænθrəˈpɒfədʒɪ
autocoprophagy
ˌɔːtəʊkəˈprɒfədʒɪ
autophagy
ɔːˈtɒfədʒɪ
bacteriophagy
bækˌtɪərɪˈɒfədʒɪ
coprophagy
kɒˈprɒfədʒɪ
creophagy
krɪˈɒfədʒɪ
endophagy
ɛnˈdɒfədʒɪ
exophagy
ɛkˈsɒfədʒɪ
geophagy
dʒɪˈɒfədʒɪ
hippophagy
hɪˈpɒfədʒɪ
ichthyophagy
ˌɪkθɪˈɒfədʒɪ
monophagy
mɒnˈɒfədʒɪ
oligophagy
ˌɒlɪˈɡɒfədʒɪ
omophagy
əʊˈmɒfədʒɪ
ostreophagy
ˌɒstrɪˈɒfədʒɪ
pantophagy
pænˈtɒfədʒɪ
phytophagy
faɪˈtɒfədʒɪ
scatophagy
skæˈtɒfədʒɪ
theophagy
θɪˈɒfədʒɪ
xerophagy
zɪəˈrɒfədʒɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MYCOPHAGY

mycobiont
mycoflora
mycol.
mycologic
mycological
mycologically
mycologist
mycology
mycophagist
mycophagous
mycophile
mycoplasma
mycoplasmal
mycoplasmata
mycoplasmoses
mycoplasmosis
mycorhiza
mycorhizae
mycorhizal
mycorrhiza

WORDS THAT END LIKE MYCOPHAGY

aerophagy
baggy
biology
cabbagy
cagy
doggy
energy
entomophagy
garbagy
genealogy
gy
Moholy-Nagy
Nagy
orgy
polyphagy
psychology
sagy
stagy
strategy
technology

Synonyms and antonyms of mycophagy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «mycophagy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MYCOPHAGY

Find out the translation of mycophagy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of mycophagy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «mycophagy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

mycophagy
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mycophagy
570 millions of speakers

English

mycophagy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

mycophagy
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

التهام الفطر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

mycophagy
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mycophagy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

mycophagy
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mycophagie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mycophagy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

mycophagy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

mycophagy
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

mycophagy
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mycophagy
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

mycophagy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

mycophagy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मायकोफॅजि
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

mycophagy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mycophagy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mycophagy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

mycophagy
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mycophagy
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

mycophagy
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

mycophagy
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

mycophagy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mycophagy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mycophagy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MYCOPHAGY»

The term «mycophagy» is used very little and occupies the 187.919 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MYCOPHAGY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «mycophagy» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «mycophagy» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about mycophagy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MYCOPHAGY»

Discover the use of mycophagy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mycophagy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Fungus-insect Relationships: Perspectives in Ecology and ...
15. Mycophagy. in. Lepidoptera. JOHN. E. RAWLINS. Many species of insects are associated with fungi, especially flies and beetles. The ubiquity of these groups has perhaps obscured the study of other insects less frequently encountered on ...
Quentin Wheeler, Meredith Blackwell, 1984
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The Fungal Community: Its Organization and Role in the ...
29. Sporocarp. Mycophagy: Nutritional,. Behavioral,. Evolutionary,. and. Physiological. Aspects. Andrew W. Claridge Department of Conservation and Environment, Parks and Wildlife Division, Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia James ...
John Dighton, James F. White Jr., James White, 2005
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Trees, Truffles, and Beasts: How Forests Function
... Mycophagists 79 Casual or Opportunistic Mycophagists 85 Accidental Mycophagists 88 Preferences in Fungal Diets 89 Invertebrate Mycophagists 90 5 The Importance of Mycophagy 92 The Fungal Feast: Nutritional Rewards of Mycophagy ...
Chris Maser, Andrew W. Claridge, James M. Trappe, 2008
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Mammalogy: Adaptation, Diversity, Ecology
Fogel and Trappe (1978) provide a thorough review of mycophagy in mammals, detailing both the specific taxa of fungi consumed by mammals and the mammalian groups known to exhibit mycophagy. Fungi preferred by mammals include the ...
‎2007
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Symbiotic Fungi and the Mountain Pine Beetle: Beetle ...
Dendroctonus ponderosae, the mountain pine beetle, is consistently associated with two filamentous fungi, Grosmannia clavigera and Ophiostoma montium.
Aaron S. Adams, 2006
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Macropods: The Biology of Kangaroos, Wallabies, and ...
Mycophagy (fungus-eating) by mammals is likely to be an important ecosystem process in Australian forests and woodlands, because the hypogeous ecto- mycorrhizal fungi (truffles) that are dispersed by mycophagous mammals are symbiotic ...
Graeme Coulson, Mark Derek Bruce Eldridge, 2010
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The Biology of Small Mammals
Mycophagy Animals that consume fungi are referred to as mycophagous (“ funguseating”). Fungi of various types are an important component in the diet of a diverse array of mammals, including “insectivores,” herbivores, carnivores, and ...
Joseph F. Merritt, 2010
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Trends in Acarology: Proceedings of the 12th International ...
of fungi, i.e., mycophagy, seems to occur widespread in the animal kingdom. Yet, the evidence needed to infer mycophagy sensu stricto is often incomplete. For example, some oribatids or acaridids have been considered to be mycophages, ...
M. W. Sabelis, 2010
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Insect-Fungal Associations : Ecology and Evolution: Ecology ...
2001; Marvaldi et al. 2002) and fungi are varied and well known, but mycophagy (fungal feeding) by bark beetles has received relatively little attention. This may be due to the rarity or relative unimportance of fungal feeding by bark beetles, ...
Fernando E. Vega Research Entomologist USDA Insect Biocontrol Laboratory, Department of Biological Science Louisiana State University Meredith Blackwell Boyd Professor, 2005
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Edible Ectomycorrhizal Mushrooms: Current Knowledge and ...
19.2. Insect. Mycophagy. Mycophagy by soil arthropods can cause damage to young fruiting bodies, and consequently, a decrease in spore production. However, mycophagy may increase fitness through means of spore dispersal ( Boddy and ...
Alessandra Zambonelli, Gregory M Bonito, 2013

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MYCOPHAGY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mycophagy is used in the context of the following news items.
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GOODS | Painted Boat & Meyer Wines Pair Up For Sunshine Coast …
Rogers will cover topics including: from mycophagy to immune modulation, a gastronomic journey to health and wellness, and how mushroom ... «Scout Magazine, Oct 13»
2
Is this a Death Cap? Mushrooms: the good, bad, and ugly
... there were educational displays and talks on urban foraging and fungimental mycophagy — as well as a lecture entitled “Spores Illustrated”; ... «Berkeleyside, Dec 11»
3
Eastern Penn Mushroomers forage for fungi in Central Pennsylvania
In the Mycophagy – mushroom eating – part of the foray, Shernoff said, “we fly really low to the ground. We're only eating mushrooms that ... «Patriot-News, Sep 10»
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Exotic oyster mushrooms sprout at Lysander farm, head to tables far …
She is also the club's resident expert on mycophagy - - cooking with mushrooms. "The flavor is pretty delicate, but you can do almost anything ... «The Post-Standard - Syracuse.com, May 10»

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« EDUCALINGO. Mycophagy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/mycophagy>. Jul 2019 ».
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