Meaning of wood mushroom in English:

wood mushroom


  • An edible mushroom with a white cap and brown gills, smelling strongly of aniseed and found in woodland in both Eurasia and North America.

    Agaricus silvicola, family Agaricaceae, class Hymenomycetes

    • ‘Close relations of the field mushroom include A. arvensis, the horse mushroom; A. silvaticus, the wood mushroom; and A. augustus, the prince.’
    • ‘I delight in her new images, particularly the sly one with a wood mushroom and flower.’
    • ‘But the dish itself - with the hen and the apricot sauce and the wood mushrooms - was, again, heavenly.’
    • ‘First to arrive was a tray of yellow dumplings stuffed with a feathery mixture of wood mushrooms and slivers of carrot.’