meadow mushroom
noun Date: 1884 a common edible brown-spored agaric (Agaricus campestris) that occurs in moist open organically rich soil and is often cultivated

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  • meadow mushroom — n. a common edible mushroom (Agaricus campestris) with pinkish or brown gills, found in open, grassy areas * * * …   Universalium

  • meadow mushroom — n. a common edible mushroom (Agaricus campestris) with pinkish or brown gills, found in open, grassy areas …   English World dictionary

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

  • meadow mushroom. — See under mushroom (def. 2). [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • meadow mushroom — mea·dow mushroom med .ō n a common edible agaric of the genus Agaricus (A. campestris) that occurs naturally in moist organically rich soil and is often cultivated …   Medical dictionary

  • meadow mushroom — mead′ow mush room n. fng an edible white mushroom of the genus Agaricus, esp. A. campestris, cultivated for commerce • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • meadow mushroom. — See under mushroom (def. 2). [1880 85] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Mushroom dye — Mushrooms can be used to create color dyes.[1] Mushroom Color inducer Color created Chanterelle ammonia dull yellow Artist s conk ammonia rust Horse mushroom salt water yellowish green Meadow mushroom salt water …   Wikipedia

  • mushroom — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. boom, increase, expand, swell, puff up, snowball (inf.). See expansion. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. toadstool, fungus, champignon (French), truffle. Edible mushrooms include: morel, chanterelle,… …   English dictionary for students

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