shaggymane

noun
shag·​gy·​mane | \ ˈsha-gē-ˌmān How to pronounce shaggymane (audio) \

Definition of shaggymane

: a common edible mushroom (Coprinus comatus) having an elongated shaggy white pileus with deliquescing gills and black spores

called also shaggy cap

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First Known Use of shaggymane

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Shaggymane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shaggymane. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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