honey mushroom

noun

variants or honey fungus
: an edible agaric (Armillaria mellea) commonly associated with the roots of trees : shoestring fungus

called also honey agaric

Word History

First Known Use

1706, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of honey mushroom was in 1706

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“Honey mushroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honey%20mushroom. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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