mushroom (Meaning)

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mushroom (n)

common name for an edible agaric (contrasting with the inedible toadstool)

mushrooms and related fleshy fungi (including toadstools, puffballs, morels, coral fungi, etc.)

any of various fleshy fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota consisting of a cap at the end of a stem arising from an underground mycelium

a large cloud of rubble and dust shaped like a mushroom and rising into the sky after an explosion (especially of a nuclear bomb)

fleshy body of any of numerous edible fungi

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mushroom (v)

pick or gather mushrooms

grow and spread fast

Webster

mushroom (n.)

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.

Any large fungus, especially one of the genus Agaricus; a toadstool. Several species are edible; but many are very poisonous.

One who rises suddenly from a low condition in life; an upstart.

Webster

mushroom (a.)

Of or pertaining to mushrooms; as, mushroom catchup.

Resembling mushrooms in rapidity of growth and shortness of duration; short-lived; ephemerial; as, mushroom cities.

mushroom Sentence Examples

  1. The forest floor was dotted with an array of colorful mushrooms in various sizes and shapes.
  2. The chef carefully sliced the mushrooms, releasing their earthy aroma into the kitchen.
  3. The medicinal properties of certain mushrooms have been used for centuries to treat various ailments.
  4. The mushroom farm produced a vast quantity of fresh mushrooms for distribution to restaurants and supermarkets.
  5. The mycologist studied different species of mushrooms under a microscope, observing their microscopic characteristics.
  6. The mushroom soup was creamy and flavorful, with a hint of truffle oil.
  7. The artist used mushrooms as the main subject of her vibrant and surreal painting.
  8. The poisonous mushroom resembled an edible variety, causing confusion among inexperienced foragers.
  9. The overgrown mushroom garden became a haven for insects and other small creatures.
  10. The mushroom clouds from nuclear explosions towered over the desolate landscape, signifying the devastating consequences of war.

FAQs About the word mushroom

common name for an edible agaric (contrasting with the inedible toadstool), mushrooms and related fleshy fungi (including toadstools, puffballs, morels, coral f

accelerate, wax, rise, expand, swell, climb,increase, jump, spread, escalate

diminish, contract, contract, decrease,decrease, diminish, wane, wane, lessen, dwindle

The forest floor was dotted with an array of colorful mushrooms in various sizes and shapes.

The chef carefully sliced the mushrooms, releasing their earthy aroma into the kitchen.

The medicinal properties of certain mushrooms have been used for centuries to treat various ailments.

The mushroom farm produced a vast quantity of fresh mushrooms for distribution to restaurants and supermarkets.