shaggymane

noun

shag·​gy·​mane ˈsha-gē-ˌmān How to pronounce shaggymane (audio)
: a common edible mushroom (Coprinus comatus) having an elongated shaggy white pileus with deliquescing gills and black spores

called also shaggy cap

Illustration of shaggymane

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Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shaggymane was in 1895

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“Shaggymane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shaggymane. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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