The taxonomic kingdom of lower plants; Also called: kingdom Fungi, fungus kingdom.
(Pun) The one who buys the drinks.
Aerobic, multicellular, nonphotosynthetic, heterotrophic microorganisms. The fungi include mushrooms, yeast, molds, and smuts. Most fungi are saprophytes, obtaining their nourishment from dead organic matter. Along with bacteria, fungi are the principal organisms responsible for the decomposition of carbon in the biosphere.