mush·​room·​er ˈməsh-ˌrü-mər How to pronounce mushroomer (audio)
plural mushroomers
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mushroomer was in 1885

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“Mushroomer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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