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mushroom - Before it was a mushroom, it was called either toadstool or funge, from Latin fungus; small mushrooms are called "buttons," medium-sized ones are "cups," and the largest are "flat" or "open" mushrooms. More...
fly agaric - A mushroom with a narcotic juice that, in sufficient quantities, is poisonous. More...
pileated - Etymologically means "capped," like a mushroom, but now refers to a bird with a crest on the top of the head from the bill to the nape. More...
shiitake - Japanese for "evergreen beech, chinquapin" (shii) and "mushroom" (take). More...