Definitions of mushroom:
  • noun:   fleshy body of any of numerous edible fungi
  • noun:   a large cloud of rubble and dust shaped like a mushroom and rising into the sky after an explosion (especially of a nuclear bomb)
  • noun:   any of various fleshy fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota consisting of a cap at the end of a stem arising from an underground mycelium
  • noun:   common name for an edible agaric (contrasting with the inedible toadstool)
  • verb:   grow and spread fast
    Example: "The problem mushroomed"
  • verb:   pick or gather mushrooms
    Example: "We went mushrooming in the Fall"

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