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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

More than one of a simple type of organism that has no leaves or flowers. Mushrooms and mould are both part of this group.

Usage examples (38)
  • If a healthy soil is full of death, it is also full of life: worms, fungi, microorganisms of all kinds.
  • Until now, melanin's biological role in fungi – if any – had been a mystery.
  • "The word fungi's enough to make any one feel that they are not edible, my dear," said Aunt Hannah.
  • The kingdom of the fungi is large, wide, and diverse, but as mycophagists our view of the fungi is very narrow and limited. for more
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