field mushroom
noun Date: 1832 meadow mushroom

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  • field mushroom — noun common edible mushroom found naturally in moist open soil; the cultivated mushroom of commerce • Syn: ↑meadow mushroom, ↑Agaricus campestris • Hypernyms: ↑agaric • Member Holonyms: ↑Agaricus, ↑genus Agaricus …   Useful english dictionary

  • field mushroom. — See under mushroom (def. 2). [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • field mushroom — noun the common edible mushroom. [Agaricus campestris.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • field mushroom — /ˈfild mʌʃrum/ (say feeld mushroohm) noun → mushroom (def. 3) …   Australian English dictionary

  • field mushroom. — See under mushroom (def. 2). [1825 35] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mushroom — The mushroom Amanita muscaria, commonly known as fly agaric A mushroom is the fleshy, spore bearing fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above ground on soil or on its food source. The standard for the name mushroom is the cultivated… …   Wikipedia

  • mushroom — mushroomlike, adj. mushroomy, adj. /mush roohm, room/, n. 1. any of various fleshy fungi including the toadstools, puffballs, coral fungi, morels, etc. 2. any of several edible species, esp. of the family Agaricaceae, as Agaricus campestris… …   Universalium

  • mushroom — 1. noun the mushrooms thrive in this warm wet weather Syn: fungus, button mushroom, cep, chanterelle, cremini, enoki, field mushroom, honey mushroom, horse mushroom, matsutake, morel, oyster mushroom, pine mushroom, porcini, portobello, shiitake …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • mushroom — /ˈmʌʃrum / (say mushroohm) noun 1. any of various fleshy fungi including the toadstools, puffballs, coral fungi, morels, etc. 2. any of certain edible species belonging to the family Agaricaceae, usually of umbrella shape. Compare toadstool. 3.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • field — n. & v. n. 1 an area of open land, esp. one used for pasture or crops, often bounded by hedges, fences, etc. 2 an area rich in some natural product (gas field; diamond field). 3 a piece of land for a specified purpose, esp. an area marked out for …   Useful english dictionary

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