A fungus with an umbrella-shaped fruiting body, especially one thought to be inedible or poisonous.
Any of numerous spore-producing eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Fungi, which lack chlorophyll and vascular tissue and range in form from a single cell to a mass of branched filamentous hyphae that often produce specialized fruiting bodies. The kingdom includes the yeasts, smuts, rusts, mushrooms, and many molds, excluding the slime molds and the water molds.
A similar one-celled body in seed-bearing plants; the macrospore or microspore. The macrospore of seed-bearing plants develops into a female gametophyte or megagametophyte , which is contained within the ovule and eventually produces the egg cells. (The megagametophyte is also called the embryo sac in angiosperms.) The microspore of seed-bearing plants develops into the male microgametophyte or pollen grain.
To grow or to cause to sprout
Any of various round candies made of chocolate, butter or cream, sugar, and various flavorings, often coated with cocoa powder.
Any of a subdivision (Basidiomycotina) of fungi, including the mushrooms, rusts, smuts, and puffballs, that produce spores on basidia; club fungus
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
To burst violently as a result of internal pressure.
To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
To become reduced in amount or value; dwindle:
a large cloud of rubble and dust shaped like a mushroom and rising into the sky after an explosion (especially of a nuclear bomb)
To lose or cause to lose vitality or intensity:
To be extended or enlarged:
(Intransitive) To rapidly grow out of proportion or control.
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