mycologist mycologist

Definition(s):

  • (n) a botanist who specializes in the study of fungi

Usage(s):

  • A mycologist has isolated 150 different kinds of fungi, some of which may cause disease, from river water.

News

  • All About Chaga, a Medicinal Mushroom

    Join mycologist and FUNGI Magazine editor Britt Bunyard for an exciting talk on the most up-to-date discoveries and uses of Chaga. Inonotus obliquus--chaga--is currently the "it" fungus. It has been used in Russian folk medicine since at least the 16th century. Topics include: Harvesting chaga responsibly, the sex life of the fungus, and proper identification and avoiding poisonous look-alikes ...
    on July 30, 2013     Source: WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

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