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horse mushroom

n
(Plants) a large edible agaricaceous field mushroom, Agaricus arvensis, with a white cap and greyish gills
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Noun1.horse mushroom - coarse edible mushroom with a hollow stem and a broad white caphorse mushroom - coarse edible mushroom with a hollow stem and a broad white cap
agaric - a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
Agaricus, genus Agaricus - type genus of Agaricaceae; gill fungi having brown spores and including several edible species
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Translations

horse mushroom

nprataiolo maggiore
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With the help of a few expert fungi foragers, I have become more confident in identifying several mushrooms that are safe to eat, but don't be misled, some people are also allergic to the edible field and horse mushrooms.
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Before the explosion, Mr Biddle regularly harvested hundreds of horse mushrooms that grew in large circles on his land.