[ shag-ee-meyn ]
/ ˈʃæg iˌmeɪn /
an edible inky-cap mushroom, Coprinus comatus, having an elongated, shaggy pileus.
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Origin of shaggy-mane
First recorded in 1905–10
Also called, shaggy cap.
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British Dictionary definitions for shaggy cap
an edible saprotrophic agaricaceous fungus, Coprinus comatus, having a white cap covered with shaggy scales
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