horse mushroom

horse mushroom

noun
a smooth, edible, large white-capped mushroom, Agaricus arvensis, that has the odor of anise, common in North American meadows and fields.

Origin:
1865–70

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horse mushroom
 
n
a large edible agaricaceous field mushroom, Agaricus arvensis, with a white cap and greyish gills

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