1. sponge => pong- (首字母s脱落) => fungus.
- fungus:  Fungus was introduced into English in the early 16th century as a learned and more all-embracing alternative to mushroom. It was borrowed from Latin fungus, which probably came from Greek sphóngos ‘sponge’, source of English sponge.
- fungus (n.)
- 1520s, "a mushroom," from Latin fungus "a mushroom, fungus;" used in English at first as a learned alternative to mushroom (funge was used in this sense late 14c.). The Latin word is believed to be cognate with (or derived from) Greek sphongos, the Attic form of spongos "sponge" (see sponge (n.)). "Probably a loanword from a non-IE language, borrowed independently into Greek, Latin and Armenian in a form *sphong- ...." [de Vaan]
- 1. If you have a tree stump, check it for fungus.
- 2. Mushrooms are a type of fungus.
- 3. So how do you kill a fungus without harming its host?
- 问题在于,我们如何才能做到不伤害宿主只杀死真菌 呢 ?
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- 4. 200,000 specimens of fungus are kept at the Komarov Botanical Institute.
- 5. This fungus can just be detected by the unaided eye.
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