fungoid vs funguslike what difference

what is difference between fungoid and funguslike



From fungus +‎ -oid.


fungoid (comparative more fungoid, superlative most fungoid)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling a fungus.
    • 1955, William Golding, Faber & Faber 2005, p. 142:
      He had no hair on the front of his head at all so that the sweep of bone skin, daunting in its fungoid pallor, came right over above his ears.



fungoid (plural fungoids)

  1. A fungus, or some other organism closely resembling a fungus.
    • G. K. Chesterton
      He found the suspicion correct which supposed the tree branched from one great root, like a candelabrum; the fork, though stained and slimy with green fungoids, was quite near the ground, and offered a first foothold.



fungus +‎ -like


funguslike (comparative more funguslike, superlative most funguslike)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of fungus.

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