from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A large genus of agaricinous fungi, having a tough leathery pileus, which dries up with drought and is revived again on the application of water.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun A genus of chiefly small white-spored mushrooms, including the Marasmius oreades, the mushroon that grow in a fairy ring.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun chiefly small mushrooms with white spores


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