Definition of mycophagy in US English:

mycophagy

noun

  • 1The practice of eating mushrooms, especially those collected from the wild.

  • 2Ecology. The use of fungi as a food source; the eating of fungi.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Reader. From myco- + -phagy.

Pronunciation

mycophagy

/mʌɪˈkɒfədʒi/