hairy–foot

noun

Definition of hairy–foot

plural

hairy–foots

  1. :  an inedible mushroom (Marasmius personatus) related to the fairy-ring mushroom

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Origin and Etymology of hairy–foot

so called from the hairy down at the base of the stem


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