mush·​room·​er | \ ˈməsh-ˌrü-mər How to pronounce mushroomer (audio) , -ˌru̇- \
plural mushroomers

Definition of mushroomer

: a person who collects wild mushrooms especially for eating In July, the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, a popular and profitable picking spot, was closed to mushroomers pending an environmental impact study.— Michael McRae, Outside, October 1993

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First Known Use of mushroomer

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Mushroomer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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