winter mushroom

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Related to winter mushroom: Flammulina velutipes, Enoki mushroom, Velvet foot
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Noun1.winter mushroom - an edible agaric that is available in early spring or late fall when few other mushrooms are; has a viscid smooth orange to brown cap and a velvety stalk that turns black in maturity and pallid gills; often occur in clusters
agaric - a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
Flammulina, genus Flammulina - a genus of agarics
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The main mushroom season runs from June to around November and December, and then you get the winter mushroom season where oyster mushrooms and velvet shanks begin to appear for about another month or so.
Isolation and characterization of velutin, a novel low-molecular-weight ribosome-inactivating protein from winter mushroom (Flammulina velutipes) fruiting bodies.
In China, different forms of Shiitake are known by various names such as xiang-gu, the fragrant mushroom, dong-gu, the winter mushroom, and hua-gu, the flower mushroom or variegated mushroom (Chen 2001).
Standing in stoic defiance of icy temperatures that would flash freeze most other fungi, the tawny-capped winter mushroom, Flammulina velutipes, fruits in the dead of winter even in the most northern states, giving heart to winter-weary 'shroom hunters who are in search of something--anything--to put in their gathering baskets.
Obsidians: Winter Mushroom Hike, 3 miles, 100 feet of elevation gain.