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fungus

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈfʌŋ.ɡəs/ (plural fungi uk   /-ɡaɪ/ us   or funguses)
any of various types of organism that get their food from decaying material or other living things: Mushrooms and mould are fungi. Fungus can be poisonous.
Translations of “fungus”
in Arabic فِطْر…
in Korean 곰팡이…
in Malaysian kulat…
in French champignon…
in Turkish mantar…
in Italian fungo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 真菌, 真菌類植物…
in Russian гриб, грибок…
in Polish grzyb…
in Vietnamese nấm…
in Spanish hongo…
in Portuguese fungo…
in Thai เชื้อรา…
in German der Pilz…
in Catalan fong…
in Japanese キノコ, カビ…
in Indonesian jamur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 真菌, 真菌类植物…
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