straw mushroom

noun

Definition of straw mushroom

: a mushroom (Volvariella volvacea) that has a conical cap and is cultivated in southeastern Asia and used especially in Chinese cooking

Examples of straw mushroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The fried fish cakes are springy as ever, and the lemongrass broth, punctuated with shrimp and straw mushrooms, retains its tang; Panngern changed the look, but not the previous owner’s chef. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, "The interior now lives up to the food at Thai Square," 10 Oct. 2019 The fried fish cakes are springy as ever, and the lemongrass broth, punctuated with shrimp and straw mushrooms, retains its tang; Panngern changed the look, but not the chef. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, "Tom Sietsema’s 8 favorite places to eat right now," 21 Aug. 2019 And Crispy Rice is a rich bowl of complex textures and fatty acidity: Crunchy rice chunks are topped with a little bitter mizuna and hot kimchi, a poached egg and bright pickled straw mushrooms. Kathleen Purvis, charlotteobserver, "2 restaurants in 1: We’ve got the first look at the food (and menus) for the new littleSpoon/Comida | Charlotte Observer," 19 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of straw mushroom

1919, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for straw mushroom

from their cultivation on rice straw compost

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“Straw mushroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/straw%20mushroom. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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