Definition of wood mushroom in English:

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wood mushroom

noun

An edible mushroom with a white cap and brown gills, smelling strongly of aniseed and found in woodland in both Eurasia and North America.
  • Agaricus silvicola, family Agaricaceae, class Hymenomycetes
Example sentences
  • Close relations of the field mushroom include A. arvensis, the horse mushroom; A. silvaticus, the wood mushroom; and A. augustus, the prince.
  • I delight in her new images, particularly the sly one with a wood mushroom and flower.
  • But the dish itself - with the hen and the apricot sauce and the wood mushrooms - was, again, heavenly.

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Syllabification: wood mush·room

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