button mushroom

noun

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, 15 Apr. 2020 Hot and Sour Soup is full of tofu, fresh (not canned) bamboo shoot, button mushroom, and egg. Eric Velasco, al, 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, 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, 13 Aug. 2019 Small button mushrooms are juicy and delicious, and a gingery warm broth will help with any sniffles. Washington Post, 21 Oct. 2019 For lunch, add cooked button mushrooms to your otherwise humdrum bowl of grains and greens. Mushroom Council, Bon Appétit, 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, 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, 21 June 2019 See More

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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 5 Jul. 2022.

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