mycology definition

  • noun:
    • The branch of botany that relates to fungi.
    • The fungi indigenous to an area.
    • The structure or faculties of a certain fungus: the mycology of rusts and mildews.
    • the study of fungi, in large sense.
    • That part of botanical research which relates to the mushrooms and other fungi.
    • The science of fungi, their structure, affinities, classification, etc. Also called fungology and mycetology.
    • the part of botany that scientific studies fungi and fungus-caused diseases

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