mildew

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun a disease caused by a fungus which produces a fine powdery film on the surface of an organism

Construction

  • A fungus that grows on damp fabric and other materials, particularly when there is a lack of air circulation.

Food

  • A fungus which grows on the surface of food exposed to a warm humid atmosphere, usually in the form of green furry blotches, each of which has grown from a single organism

Wine

  • one of two diseases caused by fungi that affect grapevines.
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