- the branch of biology dealing with fungi.
- the fungi found in an area.
Origin of mycology
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I had no literature on mycology, and, at that time, there seemed to be little obtainable.
It seems to me that every school teacher should know something of mycology.
I dont have time, you see, and just now Im most interested in mycology, Harmon.
Not as a life-work, you understand, but Know anything about mycology?
This suggestion merits place only as a curiosity in the history of the mycology of dysentery.
- 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 mycology
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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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