Meaning of “fungus” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] uk us /ˈfʌŋɡəs/ (plural fungi, funguses)

a type of plant without leaves and without green colouring that gets its food from other living or decaying things:

This fungus attacks roses and causes black spots on their leaves.

(Definition of “fungus” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)