Associations to the word «Mushroom»


MUSHROOM, noun. Any of the fleshy fruiting bodies of fungi typically produced above ground on soil or on their food sources (such as decaying wood).
MUSHROOM, noun. A fungus producing such fruiting bodies.
MUSHROOM, noun. Champignon or Agaricus bisporus, the mushroom species most commonly used in cooking.
MUSHROOM, noun. One of the mushroom-shaped pegs in bar billiards.
MUSHROOM, noun. (obsolete) (figurative) One who rises suddenly from a low condition in life; an upstart.
MUSHROOM, noun. Something that grows very quickly or seems to appear suddenly.
MUSHROOM, adjective. Having characteristics like those of a mushroom, for example in shape or appearance, speed of growth, or texture.
MUSHROOM, verb. (intransitive) To grow quickly to a large size.
MUSHROOM, verb. To gather mushrooms.
MUSHROOM, verb. (ballistics) (of a bullet) To form the shape of a mushroom when striking a soft target.
MUSHROOM ANCHOR, noun. An anchor with a shape resembling a mushroom used in mud or silt.
MUSHROOM BODIES, noun. Plural of mushroom body
MUSHROOM BODY, noun. (entomology) Either of a pair of structures in the brains of insects and some other arthropods thought to be involved in learning and memory.
MUSHROOM CLOUD, noun. A large cloud of smoke, flame and debris that rises into the sky as a result of a large explosion, especially after a nuclear explosion, characterized by a long shaft rising from the ground into a much larger or more spread out top, reminiscent of a mushroom in shape.
MUSHROOM CLOUDS, noun. Plural of mushroom cloud
MUSHROOM HAT, noun. A hat with a downward-tilted brim.
MUSHROOM HATS, noun. Plural of mushroom hat
MUSHROOM MILLIONAIRE, noun. A person who has suddenly become rich.
MUSHROOM PARTY, noun. (pejorative) A new political party that sprouts up quickly before an election, but proves short-lived (like a mushroom).
MUSHROOM SYNDROME, noun. The practice of being supplied with little or no information and often instead intentionally supplied with misinformation
MUSHROOM TIP, noun. Glans: the vascular body which forms the apex of the penis.

Dictionary definition

MUSHROOM, noun. Common name for an edible agaric (contrasting with the inedible toadstool).
MUSHROOM, noun. Mushrooms and related fleshy fungi (including toadstools, puffballs, morels, coral fungi, etc.).
MUSHROOM, noun. Any of various fleshy fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota consisting of a cap at the end of a stem arising from an underground mycelium.
MUSHROOM, noun. A large cloud of rubble and dust shaped like a mushroom and rising into the sky after an explosion (especially of a nuclear bomb).
MUSHROOM, noun. Fleshy body of any of numerous edible fungi.
MUSHROOM, verb. Pick or gather mushrooms; "We went mushrooming in the Fall".
MUSHROOM, verb. Grow and spread fast; "The problem mushroomed".

Wise words

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