meadow mushroom

noun

Definition of meadow mushroom

: a common edible whitish agaric mushroom (Agaricus campestris) that has gills which change from pink to brown and usually grows in moist open areas (such as fields or lawns)

First Known Use of meadow mushroom

1597, in the meaning defined above

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“Meadow mushroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meadow%20mushroom. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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meadow mushroom

noun
mea·​dow mushroom | \ ˈmed-ˌō- How to pronounce meadow mushroom (audio) \

Medical Definition of meadow mushroom

: a common edible agaric of the genus Agaricus (A. campestris) that occurs naturally in moist organically rich soil and is often cultivated

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