prop. nMucor(Bot) A genus of minute fungi. The plants consist of slender threads with terminal globular sporangia; mold.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
nmucor[capitalized] [NL.] A genus of zygomycetous fungi, typical of the suborder Mucoreæ; the true molds. The reproduction is asexual, by the formation of numerous spores in a relatively large sporangium, and sexual, by the conjugation of two hyphæ, which gives rise to a zygospore. The most common species is M. Mucedo. See mold.
nmucorIn medicine, mucus.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., fr. mucere, to be moldy or musty
Mucors and moulds flourish on dead and decaying Agarics, and other fleshy forms, in great luxuriance and profusion.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses" by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke