Definition of Fungivorous. Meaning of Fungivorous. Synonyms of Fungivorous

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Definition of Fungivorous

Fungivorous
Fungivorous Fun*giv"o*rous, a. [L. fungus + vorare to eat freedily: cf. F. fangivore.] (Zo["o]l.) Eating fungi; -- said of certain insects and snails.

Meaning of Fungivorous from wikipedia

- Fungivory or mycophagy is the process of organisms consuming fungi. Many different organisms have been recorded to gain their energy from consuming fungi...
- suggested that saproxylicity was the most common feeding strategy, with fungivorous species in particular appearing to dominate. Many fossil sites worldwide...
- Pyrochroinae are found under moist bark of dead trees. They are probably mostly fungivorous, although they may become cannibalistic if too crowded. This family contains...
- and the Potoridae are almost unique among vertebrates in being largely fungivorous, but these seem to have arisen as relatively recent adaptations from...
- Okada 1938 (Diptera; Mycetophiloidea; Keroplatidae), a bioluminescent fungivorous insect". Entomologie Heute. 26: 139–149. Springbrook Glow Worms Research...
- with small mycophagous mammals. Hypogeous sporocarps depend on small fungivorous mammals to dis**** their spores since they are underground and cannot...
- anatomically intermediate in form between workers and winged queens or males fungivorous feeding on fungi gamergate a mated, egg-laying, female worker in species...
- These mites live in a wide range of habitats and there are predatory, fungivorous and scavenging species. Genera of Tydeidae include: Acanthotydides Idiolorryia...
- and several described fossil taxa. Some species are saprophagous or fungivorous. They are mostly small to medium-sized flies, except the genera Olbiogaster...
- Megalodacne is a genus of fungivorous beetles in the family Erotylidae. Adult beetles of the genus Megalodacne range in size from 9 to 22 millimetres...