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mushrooms, plural;
  1. Increase, spread, or develop rapidly
    • - environmental concern mushroomed in the 1960s
  2. (of the smoke, fire, or flames produced by an explosion) Spread into the air in a shape resembling that of a mushroom
    • - the grenade mushroomed into red fire as it hit the hillside
  3. (of a bullet) Expand and flatten on reaching its target

  4. (of a person) Gather mushrooms

  1. A fungal growth that typically takes the form of a domed cap on a stalk, often with gills on the underside of the cap

  2. A thing resembling a mushroom in shape
    • - a mushroom of smoke and flames
  3. A pale pinkish-brown color
    • - a mushroom leather bag
  4. A person or thing that appears or develops suddenly or is ephemeral
    • - he was one of those showbiz mushrooms who spring up overnight

  1. pick or gather mushrooms; "We went mushrooming in the Fall"
  2. common name for an edible agaric (contrasting with the inedible toadstool)
  3. grow and spread fast; "The problem mushroomed"
  4. mushrooms and related fleshy fungi (including toadstools, puffballs, morels, coral fungi, etc.)
  5. any of various fleshy fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota consisting of a cap at the end of a stem arising from an underground mycelium
  6. a large cloud of rubble and dust shaped like a mushroom and rising into the sky after an explosion (especially of a nuclear bomb)
  7. A mushroom is the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above ground on soil or on its food source. ...
  8. The Mushroom is the name of a lava flow located in the Yukon Territory that was erupted during the Pliocene period in the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province.
  9. The is a series of highly popular and acclaimed video games by Nintendo, featuring Nintendo's mascot Mario and, in many games, his brother Luigi. Gameplay in the series often centers around jumping on and defeating enemies. ...
  10. "Mushroom" is a song by the krautrock band Can, on their 1971 album Tago Mago. The track lasts for 4 minutes and 8 seconds, which is relatively short by Can's standards. A video was made for the track which has been shown on MTV.
  11. (Mushrooms (Law & Order episode)) "Mushrooms" is the seventeenth episode of NBC's legal drama Law & Order. It originally aired on February 26, 1991.
  12. (Mushrooms) A mild earthy quality, pleasant in restraint, although a musty, mushroomy quality may also indicate a 'corked' wine.
  13. (Mushrooms) In a dream, these are indications of stages of stupor or ntoxication.Mushrooms and toadstools also have a sexual significance.
  14. (Mushrooms) Not the great all rounder. Don’t be fooled!
  15. (Mushrooms) Plastic bumpers that attach to a motorcycle frame to protect the bike's fairing in case it is dropped. Often used by stunt riders to avoid expensive repairs to body panels. Also called crash bungs or frame sliders .
  16. (Mushrooms) Research has shown the Maitake mushroom (Grifola frondosa) has a hypoglycemic effect, and may be beneficial for the management of diabetes. ...
  17. (Mushrooms) Seska found these near the mouth of the cave; she wanted to teach Neelix how to make mushroom soup. (State of Flux)
  18. (Mushrooms) Take partially dry horse manure and lay it in a heap to ferment. Turn and mix it well every few days, and when well and equally fermented, which will be from ten to fourteen days, make it into a bed 4 ft. wide and 2 ft. deep, mixing it well together and beating or treading it firmly. ...
  19. (Mushrooms) The most important part of Saga Culture is whining about how they put all the mushrooms on the International Dishes. (DW)
  20. (Mushrooms) are an items which restores players' health. They appear in most of the RPG's.
  21. (Mushrooms) older (more than twenty years) red Bordeaux and a few Cabernets and Zinfandels from California, some times smell of fresh-picked, dirt-laden mushrooms.
  22. (mushrooms) This earthy quality is associated with many older red wines. It is reminiscent of fresh, rich soil.
  23. Mushrooms are native to Mexico and Central America and can also be cultivated indoors. They are eaten dried or fresh or combined with marijuana in a joint and smoked. The effects are less pronounced than those from mescaline and LSD. ...
  24. An unacceptable occurrence when the top of a caisson concrete pier spreads out and hardens to become wider than the foundation wall thickness.
  25. [Slang], a thunderstorm with a well-defined anvil rollover, and thus having a visual appearance resembling a mushroom.