Definition of Fairy-ring mushroom

1. Noun. Mushroom that grows in a fairy ring.

Exact synonyms: Marasmius Oreades
Generic synonyms: Agaric
Group relationships: Genus Marasmius, Marasmius

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fairy-ring Mushroom

fairness commission
fairweather friend
fairweather friends
fairy-ring mushroom (current term)
fairy armadillo
fairy bell
fairy bluebird
fairy bread
fairy cake
fairy chess
fairy circle
fairy cup
fairy dust
fairy floss

Literary usage of Fairy-ring mushroom

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1. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1916)
"A RE-DESCRIPTION OF TRICHOLOMA PRAE- MAGNUM, A fairy-ring mushroom BY LO ... Dr. Francis Ramaley called the writer's attention to a fairy-ring mushroom* ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1899)
"THE fairy-ring mushroom. By Frederick V. Coville. ON almost any of the older lawns in Washington may be seen crescents, half-rings, or complete rings of ..."

3. The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our by Nina Lovering Marshall (1901)
"... fairy-ring mushroom (Edible) Marasmius oreades Cap or Pileus—Fleshy, tough, smooth, convex, or nearly plane, often with the centre higher than the space ..."

4. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1891)
"... so much so in Rome that a dish of it is considered the most fitting present to any one whose good offices are to be propitiated.—The fairy-ring mushroom ..."

5. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1907)
"The fairy ring mushroom is one of the commonest species which grows on the lawns in Washington and vicinity. As many as twenty of these fairy rings have ..."

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