Definition of fairies' bonnets in English:

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fairies' bonnets

plural noun

A small toadstool with a grooved, yellowish-brown, thimble-shaped cap, growing in large clusters on rotten wood or in soil.
  • Coprinus disseminatus, family Coprinaceae, class Hymenomycetes.
Example sentences
  • Though Fairies Bonnets (Coprinus disseminatus) do not turn to ink as they mature, they are thought to be closely associated to Ink Caps.
  • Fairies' bonnets, also known as Fairy Inkcap, can be found in large numbers growing on dead wood.

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