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shag·gy·mane

also shag·gy mane  (shăg′ē-mān′)
n.
An edible inky cap mushroom (Coprinus comatus) having shaggy scales covering the cap. Also called shaggy cap.
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Noun1.shaggymane - common edible mushroom having an elongated shaggy white cap and black sporesshaggymane - 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
References in classic literature ?
"I haven't the faintest idea," said the Tin Woodman, and the Lion shook his shaggy mane and looked thoughtful.
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