parasol mushroom


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parasol mushroom

n
(Plants) any of several fungi of the basidiomycetous genus Lepiota, having an umbrella-shaped cap, white gills, and a slender brownish stem with a prominent white ring
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par′asol mush`room


n.
a common edible field mushroom, Macrolepiota (Lepiota) procera, with a light brown, scaly cap.
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Noun1.parasol mushroom - edible long-stalked mushroom with white flesh and gills and sporesparasol mushroom - edible long-stalked mushroom with white flesh and gills and spores; found in open woodlands in autumn
agaric - a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
genus Lepiota - agarics with white spores that includes several edible and poisonous mushrooms: parasol mushrooms
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"They do have a much nicer taste than those which you buy in the supermarket and one of my favourites is the parasol mushroom which can be up to a foot across and has a lovely peppery taste.
Our favorite ones were flied whole, with just some salt sprinkled on them, and some, like the big parasol mushroom, Mom would bread like chicken and fry in a skillet.
Macrolepiota procera is called the "parasol mushroom" in both German and English; Craterellus cornucopioides is referred to in German as the "trumpet of death" and in English as the "horn of plenty"--not surprisingly, it is distinctly horn-shaped.