HyperDic: mushroom

English > 7 senses of the word mushroom:
NOUNplantmushroomcommon name for an edible agaric (contrasting with the inedible toadstool)
plantmushroommushrooms and related fleshy fungi (including toadstools, puffballs, morels, coral fungi, etc.)
plantmushroomany of various fleshy fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota consisting of a cap at the end of a stem arising from an underground mycelium
phenomenonmushroom, mushroom cloud, mushroom-shaped clouda large cloud of rubble and dust shaped like a mushroom / mushroom / mushroom and rising into the sky after an explosion (especially of a nuclear bomb)
foodmushroomfleshy body of any of numerous edible fungi
VERBcontactmushroompick or gather mushrooms
changemushroomgrow and spread fast
mushroom > pronunciation
Soundsmah'shruwm
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English > mushroom: 7 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningCommon name for an edible agaric (contrasting with the inedible toadstool).
BroaderagaricA saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
OppositetoadstoolCommon name for an inedible or poisonous agaric (contrasting with the edible mushroom)
Verbsmushroompick or gather mushrooms
English > mushroom: 7 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningMushrooms and related fleshy fungi (including toadstools, puffballs, morels, coral fungi, etc.).
BroaderagaricA saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
Spanishseta
English > mushroom: 7 senses > noun 3, plant
MeaningAny of various fleshy fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota consisting of a cap at the end of a stem arising from an underground mycelium.
NarrowermorelAny of various edible mushrooms of the genus Morchella having a brownish spongelike cap
Broaderbasidiomycete, basidiomycetous fungiAny of various fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota
Spanishseta
Catalanbolet
English > mushroom: 7 senses > noun 4, phenomenon
MeaningA large cloud of rubble and dust shaped like a mushroom / mushroom / mushroom and rising into the sky after an explosion (especially of a nuclear bomb).
Synonymsmushroom cloud, mushroom-shaped cloud
BroadercloudAny collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
Spanishnube de hongo
English > mushroom: 7 senses > noun 5, food
Meaningfleshy body of any of numerous edible fungi.
Part ofstuffed mushroommushrooms stuffed with any of numerous mixtures / mixtures of e.g. meats or nuts or seafood or spinach
Broadervegetable, veggie, vegedible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
Spanishhongo, seta
Catalanbolet, fong
Verbsmushroompick or gather mushrooms
English > mushroom: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningpick or gather mushrooms.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelIn the summer they like to go out and mushroom
Example"We went mushrooming in the Fall"
Broaderpick, pluck, culllook for and gather
Spanishbuscar setas
Catalanbuscar bolets
Nounsmushroomfleshy body of any of numerous edible fungi
mushroomcommon name for an edible agaric (contrasting with the inedible toadstool)
English > mushroom: 7 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningGrow and spread fast.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The problem mushroomed"
BroadergrowBecome larger / larger, greater, or bigger

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