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Who discovered fungus?

Although known in antiquity, Pier Antonio Micheli's was the firstto study them in detail and included them in his 1729 work Novaplantarum genera , however he still considered (MORE)

What is the plural of fungus?

Fungi is the standard plural of fungus, because the  word is Latin in origin it follows the Latin rules for plurals,  however funguses following the English rules for plural (MORE)
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Why is fungus a parasite?

  It grows and lives on a host. Since the host provides the nutrients for life and the fungus grows off of that, it makes it a parasite. more info http://www.merriam-w (MORE)
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Can you get a fungus infection from touching fungus?

Typically, you cannot get a fungal infection from touching fungi. Most fungi do not cause disease in humans. However, if you come in contact with fungi that can cause human di (MORE)
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What is nutty slack?

It's a type of coal. SLACK is dusty bituminous coal residues, 'nutty slack' if it contains significant lumps. I imagine it was the cheapest thing you could get
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Why was fungus named fungus?

1520s, from L. fungus, learned alternative to mushroom. (Though funge was used in this sense late 14c.). The Latin word is believed to be cognate with (or derived from) Gk. sp (MORE)

What year was the nutty professor filmed?

It depends on if you're referring to the Jerry Lewis original or the Eddie Murphy remake. The original Jekyll-Hyde-like comedy, which starred Lewis (who also directed, co-prod (MORE)