Definitions for fungiˈfʌn dʒaɪ, ˈfʌŋ gaɪ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
fun•giˈfʌn dʒaɪ, ˈfʌŋ gaɪ(n.)
Ref: a pl. of fungus .
Fun•gi*ˈfʌn dʒaɪ, ˈfʌŋ gaɪ(n.)
a taxonomic kingdom, or in some classification schemes a division of the kingdom Plantae, comprising all the fungus groups and sometimes also the slime molds.
Category: Biology, Fungi
Ref: Also called Mycota.
* (used with a pl. v.).
Origin of Fungi:
< NL; see fungus
Ref: a combining form representing fungus
Fungi, kingdom Fungi, fungus kingdom(noun)
the taxonomic kingdom including yeast, molds, smuts, mushrooms, and toadstools; distinct from the green plants
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A kingdom of eukaryotic, heterotrophic organisms that live parasitically as saprobes, including MUSHROOMS; YEASTS; smuts, molds, etc. They reproduce either sexually or asexually, and have life cycles that range from simple to complex. Filamentous fungi, commonly known as molds, refer to those that grow as multicellular colonies.