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horsehair fungus

noun
1.
an edible white, striated, umbrella-capped mushroom, Marasmius rotula, commonly found in eastern North America.
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horsehair toadstool

noun
1.
a small basidiomycetous fungus, Marasmius androsaceus, having a rusty coloured cap and very slender black stems. It is related to the fairy ring mushroom, but is commonly found among conifers and heather
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