the branch of biology dealing with fungi.
the fungi found in an area.
Origin of mycology
Related formsmy·co·log·i·cal [mahy-kuh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌmaɪ kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, my·co·log·ic, adjectivemy·co·log·i·cal·ly, adverbmy·col·o·gist, noun
First recorded in 1830–40; myco-
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for mycology
Historical Examples of mycology
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.
British Dictionary definitions for mycology
Derived Formsmycological (ˌmaɪkəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or mycologic, adjectivemycologist, noun
the branch of biology concerned with the study of fungi
the fungi of a particular region
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Word Origin and History for mycology
1822, from myco- + -logy. Related: Mycological; mycologist.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Related formsmy′co•log′i•cal (-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.my•col′o•gist n.
The branch of science dealing with the study of fungi.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
The scientific study of fungi.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.