ASL sign for: fungus

Definition: Definition: Any of a wide variety of organisms that reproduce by spores, including the mushrooms, molds, yeasts, and mildews.

Lorne Farovitch, a doctorate student at the University of Rochester in NY, proposed a sign for fungus (FB in January 2017).

Lorne explained the root behind the ASL sign. Dominant handshape "3-claw" on passive handshape "1" twice.

Related signs: MUSHROOM.