the branch of biology dealing with fungi.
the fungi found in an area.
- my·co·log·i·cal [mahy-kuh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌmaɪ kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, my·co·log·ic, adjective
- my·co·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
- my·col·o·gist, noun
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How to use mycology in a sentence
“We’re relying an awful lot on forests to store carbon,” says Michael Beug, professor emeritus of mycology at Evergreen State College who is not involved with SPUN.Hidden fungal networks cover the world—and soon they’ll be mapped | Elana Spivack | November 30, 2021 | Popular-Science
Despite these accomplishments, Padilla-Brown has no formal education in mycology, ecology, economics, politics, nor any other field one might expect given the scope of his work.
I dont have time, you see, and just now Im most interested in mycology, Harmon.Left Half Harmon | Ralph Henry Barbour
Not as a life-work, you understand, but Know anything about mycology?Left Half Harmon | Ralph Henry Barbour
This suggestion merits place only as a curiosity in the history of the mycology of dysentery.
British Dictionary definitions for mycology
the branch of biology concerned with the study of fungi
the fungi of a particular region
- mycological (ˌmaɪkəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or mycologic, adjective
- mycologist, noun
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Scientific definitions for mycology
The scientific study of fungi.
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