button mushroom


Definition of button mushroom

: a usually small white mushroom (Agaricus bisporus synonym A. brunnescens) in which the pileus has not yet expanded

Examples of button mushroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The quintessential, rustic dish Coq au Vin—chicken braised with wine, lardons, button mushrooms, and brandy—traditionally calls for it. Alex Erdekian, Condé Nast Traveler, "10 Products to Help You Master French Cooking During the Quarantine," 15 Apr. 2020 Hot and Sour Soup is full of tofu, fresh (not canned) bamboo shoot, button mushroom, and egg. Eric Velasco, al, "This restaurant and market serves some of Birmingham’s most authentic Chinese food," 21 Jan. 2020 Layered in a large baking dish and left overnight to absorb the eggs, the pudding bakes and puffs up, its top a lovely golden brown, with eggy bread cubes, sauteed button mushrooms, sharp cheddar, and pockets of herb ricotta tucked inside. BostonGlobe.com, "Recipe: A savory mushroom bread pudding with ricotta for the break-fast Yom Kippur table - The Boston Globe," 3 Oct. 2019 Young’s only true Mushroom House, its owners specifically asked the architect to create a dwelling resembling a button mushroom. Jay Jones, chicagotribune.com, "Michigan town famous for ‘gnome houses’ — which occasionally go up for sale — will honor the architect with the renovated Hotel Earl," 13 Aug. 2019 Small button mushrooms are juicy and delicious, and a gingery warm broth will help with any sniffles. Washington Post, "15 mushroom recipes for your plate, bowl or soul," 21 Oct. 2019 For lunch, add cooked button mushrooms to your otherwise humdrum bowl of grains and greens. Mushroom Council, Bon Appétit, "Add This Ingredient to Your Grocery List, Stat," 3 Sep. 2019 The ideas kept coming: Cobb salad, wedge salad, little gem salad, salad of fennel and button mushrooms. Elizabeth G. Dunn, New York Times, "Momofuku’s Secret Sauce: A 30-Year-Old C.E.O.," 16 Aug. 2019 Quiznos’ melt is made with white button mushrooms and, based on an advertisement, what appears to be bread with food coloring on top. Josie Sexton, The Know, "Cheba Hut is sending Quiznos a cease-and-desist for “magic mushroom” sandwich," 21 June 2019

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First Known Use of button mushroom

1708, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of button mushroom was in 1708

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“Button mushroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/button%20mushroom. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of button mushroom

: a small, white mushroom that is often eaten as a vegetable

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