shaggy-mane

[shag-ee-meyn]

noun

an edible inky-cap mushroom, Coprinus comatus, having an elongated, shaggy pileus.

Nearby words

  1. shagged,
  2. shaggy,
  3. shaggy cap,
  4. shaggy dog story,
  5. shaggy-dog story,
  6. shagreen,
  7. shagreen skin,
  8. shagroon,
  9. shagtastic,
  10. shah

Origin of shaggy-mane

First recorded in 1905–10

Also called, shaggy cap.

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British Dictionary definitions for shaggy cap

shaggy cap

noun

an edible saprotrophic agaricaceous fungus, Coprinus comatus, having a white cap covered with shaggy scales
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