Synonyms of mushroom


1. mushroom, agaric

usage: common name for an edible agaric (contrasting with the inedible toadstool)

2. mushroom, agaric

usage: mushrooms and related fleshy fungi (including toadstools, puffballs, morels, coral fungi, etc.)

3. mushroom, basidiomycete, basidiomycetous fungi

usage: any of various fleshy fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota consisting of a cap at the end of a stem arising from an underground mycelium

4. mushroom, mushroom cloud, mushroom-shaped cloud, cloud

usage: a large cloud of rubble and dust shaped like a mushroom and rising into the sky after an explosion (especially of a nuclear bomb)

5. mushroom, vegetable, veggie, veg

usage: fleshy body of any of numerous edible fungi


1. mushroom, pick, pluck, cull

usage: pick or gather mushrooms; "We went mushrooming in the Fall"

2. mushroom, grow

usage: grow and spread fast; "The problem mushroomed"

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Definition and meaning of mushroom (Dictionary)