muscardine definition

  • noun:
    • a fungus, Beauveria bassiana, that affects silkworms, their bodies getting white and covered with spores
    • an ailment which is really destructive to silkworms, and which occasionally extends to other bugs. It's attended by the growth of a fungus (provisionally called Botrytis bassiana). In addition, the fungus itself.
    • A fungus, Botrytis Bassiana, the reason for a very destructive condition in silkworms.
    • the illness stated in silkworms because of the muscardine.
    • The dormouse, Muscardinus avellanarius.

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