shaggy cap


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shaggy cap

shaggy cap

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(Plants) an edible saprotrophic agaricaceous fungus, Coprinus comatus, having a white cap covered with shaggy scales. Also called: shaggymane
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Noun1.shaggy cap - common edible mushroom having an elongated shaggy white cap and black sporesshaggy cap - common edible mushroom having an elongated shaggy white cap and black spores
agaric - a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
Coprinus, genus Coprinus - genus of black-spotted agarics in which the cap breaks down at maturity into an inky fluid; sometimes placed in its own family Coprinaceae
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Try a dollop of marsh samphire pickle or shaggy cap ketchup - and don't forget heather-favoured beer and bog myrtle in your wine.