honey mushroom

variants: or honey fungus

Definition of honey mushroom

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

called also honey agaric

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First Known Use of honey mushroom

1706, in the meaning defined above

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“Honey mushroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honey%20mushroom. Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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