Definition of mycota in English:

mycota

noun

Mycology
  • 1With singular or plural concord. The fungal organisms of a particular habitat or location.

  • 2With capital initial and singular or plural concord. A taxon coextensive with the kingdom or division Fungi.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in New Phytologist. From scientific Latin -mycota, ending of names of fungal phyla or divisions from myco- + -ta (in -phyta, ending of names of higher plant taxa from ancient Greek ϕυτά, plural of ϕυτόν plant).

Pronunciation

mycota

/mʌɪˈkəʊtə/