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horse mushroom

Saltos de línea: horse mush|room

Definición de horse mushroom en inglés:

sustantivo

A large edible mushroom with a creamy-white cap and pinkish-grey gills, found in grassland in Eurasia and North America.
  • Agaricus arvensis, family Agaricaceae, class Hymenomycetes
Example sentences
  • Scotland produces all sorts of edible wild mushrooms - parasols, horse mushrooms, field mushrooms and wood blewits to name but a few - but you must be sure of what they are before eating them or you could end up in hospital or worse.
  • We used to eat freshwater mussels from the river and cook the horse mushrooms that sprang up overnight in the fields, too, but she's right, I wouldn't do that now.
  • While the horse mushroom will stain slightly yellow, it has a sweet odor that separates it immediately from its emetic cousins, and the base of its stem does not stain yellow like the others.

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