Definition of Mushroom. Meaning of Mushroom. Synonyms of Mushroom
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Definition of Mushroom
MushroomMushroom Mush"room, n. [OE. muscheron, OF. mouscheron, F.
mousseron; perhaps fr. mousse moss, of German origin. See
(a) An edible fungus (Agaricus campestris), having a
white stalk which bears a convex or oven flattish
expanded portion called the pileus. This is whitish
and silky or somewhat scaly above, and bears on the
under side radiating gills which are at first
flesh-colored, but gradually become brown. The plant
grows in rich pastures and is proverbial for rapidity
of growth and shortness of duration. It has a pleasant
smell, and is largely used as food. It is also
cultivated from spawn.
(b) Any large fungus, especially one of the genus
Agaricus; a toadstool. Several species are edible;
but many are very poisonous. MushroomMushroom Mush"room, a.
1. Of or pertaining to mushrooms; as, mushroom catchup.
2. Resembling mushrooms in rapidity of growth and shortness
of duration; short-lived; ephemerial; as, mushroom cities.
Mushroom anchor, an anchor shaped like a mushroom, capable
of grasping the ground in whatever way it falls.
Mushroom coral (Zo["o]l.), any coral of the genus Fungia.
Mushroom spawn (Bot.), the mycelium, or primary filamentous
growth, of the mushroom; also, cakes of earth and manure
containing this growth, which are used for propagation of
Meaning of Mushroom from wikipedia
- The standard
for the name "mushroom
" is the cultivated white button mushroom
the word "mushroom
" is most often applied
, table mushroom
, and champignon mushroom
. When immature
and brown, it may be known variously
as Swiss brown mushroom
, Roman brown mushroom
- psilocybin mushrooms include psychedelic mushrooms
, booms, magic mushrooms
, shrooms, and mush. Biological genera containing psilocybin mushrooms
- Edible mushrooms
are the fleshy
and edible fruit bodies
of several species
bear fruiting structures
that are large enough
- Mushroom poisoning refers
to harmful effects
of toxic substances present
in a mushroom
. These symptoms
can vary from slight
- The lingzhi mushroom
is a polypore mushroom belonging
to the genus
Ganoderma. Its red-varnished, kidney-shaped cap gives
it a distinct
- Infected Mushroom
is an Israeli musical
in 1996 by producers
and Amit Duvdevani. They produce
- amanita, is a basidiomycete
of the genus
Amanita. It is also a muscimol mushroom
. Native throughout
and boreal regions
of the Northern
- A mushroom cloud
is a distinctive
of debris/smoke and usually condensed water vapor resulting
from a large
foraging, and similar terms describe
of gathering mushrooms
in the wild, typically...
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