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muhsh roohm

  • n  common name for an edible agaric (contrasting with the inedible toadstool)
  • n  mushrooms and related fleshy fungi (including toadstools, puffballs, morels, coral fungi, etc.)
  • n  any of various fleshy fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota consisting of a cap at the end of a stem arising from an underground mycelium
  • n  a large cloud of rubble and dust shaped like a mushroom and rising into the sky after an explosion (especially of a nuclear bomb)
  • n  fleshy body of any of numerous edible fungi
  • v  pick or gather mushrooms
    We went mushrooming in the Fall
  • v  grow and spread fast
    The problem mushroomed

  • Demonstrators rally for the right to consume hallucinogenic mushrooms in Amsterdam on October 27, 2007.
  • Like many an eagle-eyed Czech, composer Vclav Hlek was out in the woods on a recent afternoon, foraging for wild mushrooms.
  • Like many an eagle-eyed Czech, composer Vclav Hlek was out in the woods on a recent afternoon, foraging for wild mushrooms.
News & Articles

  • Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers to Open in The Island at Pigeon Forge on Friday, June 21st
    Handcrafted pizza, ever changing unique beers and Dude’s Daiquiri Bar all in an exciting atmosphere under the lights of the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel are just a few great reasons to stop into The Island at Pigeon Forge Mellow Mushroom, beginning Friday, June 21st. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at
    June 19, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Search halted for missing mushroom hunter; foul play possible?
    The search for missing mushroom expert Hildegard Hendrickson has been suspended after several days’ search, and detectives are trying to determine whether she was the victim of foul play.
    June 18, 2013 - Seattle Times
  • Was missing mushroom hunter a victim of foul play?
    Chelan County detectives are investigating whether missing mushroom hunter Hildegard Hendrickson may have been the victim of “foul play” – not because they think she was, but because no trace of her has been found. “We’re definitely not ruling that out, but we have
    June 17, 2013 - Seattle Times

  • Condoleezza Rice in Bloomberg
    On Sept. 8, 2002, then-National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, talking about the evidence of Hussein's weapons programs, said, "We don't want the smoking gun to be a mushroom cloud."
  • President Bush in CNN International
    A month later, Bush warned that the United States could not wait for "the smoking gun that could come in the form of a mushroom cloud."
  • Pat Michaels in New York Times
    This is not a smoking gun; this is a mushroom cloud,said Patrick J. Michaels, a climatologist who has long faulted evidence pointing to human-driven warming and is criticized in the documents.

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