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(face) fungus

n. whiskers; a beard. If John would shave off that face fungus, he’d look a lot better.
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fungus

verb

fungus-face

n. a bearded man. (see also (face) fungus. See also fuzz-face.) Hey, fungus-face! Who is that behind all the fuzz?
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Wales Fungus Day - part of UK Fungus Day - will also feature a display of books from the Garden's Mycological Library, fungi illustrations, a fun fungi fairy trail and a demonstration of 'fungi' woodturning.
Rossman and her colleagues examined hundreds of specimens and living cultures of another three genera of canker-causing fungi from around the world to determine both their macroscopic and microscopic appearance.
Our analysis found that there are large numbers of fungi present in healthy human lungs.
Around 4,000 are mushrooms or other large fungi and the rest are tiny moulds, mildews, smuts and rusts.
So that's how we establish if a fungi is poisonous?
Dr Deadman, an associate professor in the Department of Crop Sciences of the College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, said that fungi are vitally important for the good growth of most plants, including crops, through the development of associations between the fungi and the roots of the plants.
It is important to protect and conserve this type of grassland because not only does it provide a good habitat for fungi, but it also has a high diversity of wildflowers.
Pseudomonas isolates can also produce some antibiotic compounds which can inhibit fungi growth [17].
In the first of a new programme of Oakwell Nature Club, youngsters get the opportunity to explore the park''s fungi from 10am to 12noon.
Some fungi are poisonous or cause diseases in humans.
United States of America Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Washington, DC) has patented methods of detecting a dimorphic fungus, including differentiating a dimorphic fungus from other fungi.
Descriptions of the most prevalent types of fungi are also available in this section.
Mucormycosis is caused by fungi of the order of Mucorales and Entomophthorales; among the genera are Absidia, Mucor, and Rhizopus.
The phylogenetic species concept has led to a better understanding of the lineage of pathogenic fungi, especially for the mitosporic fungi, which have no known sexual stage.
Petunias often shrivel from root fungus attack, and annual vinca is most notorious for becoming instantly infested with leaf and root fungi that, virtually overnight, can utterly decimate the plant.