Definition of mycophile in US English:

mycophile

noun

  • An enthusiast for mushrooms and other (especially edible) fungi; a person fond of eating mushrooms. Also occasionally as adjective: = mycophilic.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Botanical Gazette. From myco- + -phile, after French mycophile.

Pronunciation

mycophile

/ˈmʌɪkə(ʊ)fʌɪl/