What is another word for mucor?

24 synonyms found


[ mjˈuːkə], [ mjˈuːkə], [ m_j_ˈuː_k_ə]

Mucor refers to a genus of fungi that are found extensively in nature. They belong to the class of fungi called Zygomycetes. Some common synonyms of mucor include Rhizopus, Absidia, and Cunninghamella. These microorganisms are commonly found in soil, decaying plant matter, and animal dung. The term mucor is often used to describe any of the fungi in the Mucoraceae family. Although some species of mucor have beneficial uses, such as in the production of certain cheeses, others can be harmful to human health, especially in immunocompromised individuals. Hence, it is important to identify these fungi and take appropriate measures for their control.

Related words: mucor fungus, mucoraceae, mucor infection, mucor type, mucor slime mold, mucor chest, para-mucor, common mucor

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Mucor is a genus of fungi in the family Ascomycota. Species in this genus are saprobic on wood or other cellulose-containing materials. The edibility of some species is unknown, but all are poisonous.

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