[ 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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020