button mushroom


Definition of button mushroom

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

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Now scientists from New Jersey's Stevens Institute of Technology have discovered a new source of electricity that grows in the ground (and goes great with a salad): classic white button mushrooms. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "Your Next Electrical Source: Bionic Mushrooms," 9 Nov. 2018 Traditionally a blanquette is thickened with egg yolks and has pearl onions and often button mushrooms in the mix. Eric Asimov, New York Times, "2016 Dry German Rieslings: Graceful, Resonant, Delicious," 3 May 2018 Garlicky mushrooms: Substitute 1 pound small cremini or button mushrooms for the carrots. Jeanmarie Brownson, chicagotribune.com, "Pack up a picnic of Spanish tapas to feed a crowd," 3 July 2018 On a recent day, Diaz said, his team used 560 pounds of Delta asparagus, 200 pounds of button mushrooms from Colusa, 120 pounds of Persian cucumbers and 200 pounds of pea shoots from West Sacramento, and 160 pounds of strawberries from Watsonville. Cathie Anderson, sacbee, "Hospital food gets a farm-to-fork makeover from UC Davis Medical Center's new chef," 18 June 2018 Mushrooms Makes 2 cups 2 pounds button mushrooms, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 ½ tablespoons maple syrup 1 tablespoon Korean chili flakes Salt and pepper Heat the oven to 375° F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Marian Bull, GQ, "The Superiority Burger Cookbook Has the Secret to the Best Mushrooms You'll Ever Eat," 7 June 2018 Our White Mushroom featured a flavorful if stingy sprinkling of button mushrooms, spinach and roasted garlic atop a light, white sauce. Anna Caplan, star-telegram, "Urban Bricks' serviceable fast-casual pizza in north Arlington lacking in authenticity | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 11 Apr. 2018 Stir in the toppings of beef bulgogi, sautéed button mushroom slices, cooked carrots, summer squash and asparagus with a runny egg. Linda Bladholm, miamiherald, "This Korean mom-and-pop restaurant in a Doral strip mall is the real deal | Miami Herald," 16 Mar. 2018 Eggs and Horseradish Cream Makes 4 servings More than just being fun to say, these skewers are an improved twist on standard kebabs (button mushrooms, chunks of bell pepper, and wedges of onion). Sara Moulton, Houston Chronicle, "This breakfast for dinner has the best diner moves," 19 Feb. 2018

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1708, in the meaning defined above

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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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