- the branch of biology dealing with fungi.
- the fungi found in an area.
Origin of mycology
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Examples from the Web for mycologist
The mycologist seems to overlook the finer and esthetic value of mushrooms.In the Open
Stanton Davis Kirkham
As all are edible, the slight differences observed are interesting chiefly to the mycologist.
Many of these must constantly come under the eye of the collector of phœnogams, and would be most acceptable to the mycologist.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses
Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
- the branch of biology concerned with the study of fungi
- the fungi of a particular region
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Word Origin and History for mycologist
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- The branch of science dealing with the study of fungi.
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- The scientific study of fungi.
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