fungoid


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fungoid

resembling a fungus or fungi
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Wilmith becomes increasingly unhinged over the photographic evidence of the marks or footprints of alien fungoid creatures, reading into the "crabbed scratches" signs of a creature not of this earth, as if some essence of the being itself could be read from simple marks left behind.
According to a study published in the journal "Immunity," skin slime from the frog Hydrophylax bahuvistara -- closely related to the fungoid frog -- has the capacity to kill some strains of the flu thanks to a molecule known as "urumin," fittingly named after a traditional Indian whip-like sword.
GC, fungoid in shape in 36 (28%) cases, was significantly more common in the 61- to 88-year old age group than in the younger age groups (Table 2).
"I'd rather leave the way I'm going to age in the hands of God rather than have someone inject me with some kind of strange fungoid or bacterium.
(7) Because gauna have no particular qualities, but rather any quality required in the moment--we see them in all sorts of forms, from fungoid to planetoid, from crustacean to cetacean--they represent a kind of life that is at once infinite in possibility, but (humanly speaking) empty (Fig.
Although one found aerated, color-saturated plastic mounds at both galleries, the effect at Pavel Zoubok tended to the fungoid or lichen-like--the artist getting all moony about nature.
To return to Machen's novel, the fungoid corrodes the notion of life at its root, problematizing it by recasting it as undead animation.
"Accursed," "eldritch," and "fungoid" were favorites.