shaggymane
noun Date: 1895 a common edible mushroom (Coprinus comatus) having an elongated shaggy white pileus with deliquescing gills and black spores — called also shaggy cap

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shaggymane — ☆ shaggymane [shag′ēmān΄ ] n. an edible inky cap mushroom (Coprinus comatus) with yellowish scales: also called shaggy cap * * * shag·gy·mane also shag·gy mane (shăgʹē mān ) n. An edible inky cap mushroom (Coprinus comatus) having shaggy scales… …   Universalium

  • shaggymane — ☆ shaggymane [shag′ēmān΄ ] n. an edible inky cap mushroom (Coprinus comatus) with yellowish scales: also called shaggy cap …   English World dictionary

  • shaggymane — noun common edible mushroom having an elongated shaggy white cap and black spores • Syn: ↑shaggy cap, ↑shaggymane mushroom, ↑Coprinus comatus • Hypernyms: ↑agaric • Member Holonyms: ↑Coprinus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • shaggymane mushroom — noun common edible mushroom having an elongated shaggy white cap and black spores • Syn: ↑shaggymane, ↑shaggy cap, ↑Coprinus comatus • Hypernyms: ↑agaric • Member Holonyms: ↑Coprinus, ↑ge …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coprinus — noun genus of black spotted agarics in which the cap breaks down at maturity into an inky fluid; sometimes placed in its own family Coprinaceae • Syn: ↑genus Coprinus • Hypernyms: ↑fungus genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Agaricaceae, ↑family Agaricaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • shaggy cap — noun common edible mushroom having an elongated shaggy white cap and black spores • Syn: ↑shaggymane, ↑shaggymane mushroom, ↑Coprinus comatus • Hypernyms: ↑agaric • Member Holonyms: ↑Coprinus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coprinus comatus — noun common edible mushroom having an elongated shaggy white cap and black spores • Syn: ↑shaggymane, ↑shaggy cap, ↑shaggymane mushroom • Hypernyms: ↑agaric • Member Holonyms: ↑Coprinus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Coprinus — noun genus of black spotted agarics in which the cap breaks down at maturity into an inky fluid; sometimes placed in its own family Coprinaceae • Syn: ↑Coprinus • Hypernyms: ↑fungus genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Agaricaceae, ↑family Agaricaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • shaggy cap — noun see shaggymane …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shaggycap — shaggy cap n. See shaggymane. * * * …   Universalium

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