Definition of Chinese mushroom

1. Noun. Small tropical and subtropical edible mushroom having a white cap and long stem; an expensive delicacy in China and other Asian countries where it is grown commercially.

Exact synonyms: Straw Mushroom, Volvariella Volvacea
Generic synonyms: Agaric
Group relationships: Genus Volvariella, Volvariella

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chinese Mushroom

Chinese junipers
Chinese kale
Chinese lacquer tree
Chinese lantern
Chinese lantern plant
Chinese lanterns
Chinese magnolia
Chinese mantis
Chinese medicine
Chinese men
Chinese menu
Chinese menus
Chinese monetary unit
Chinese mountain cat
Chinese mountain cats
Chinese mushroom (current term)
Chinese mustard
Chinese numeral
Chinese olive
Chinese olives
Chinese overtime
Chinese paddlefish
Chinese pangolin
Chinese pangolins
Chinese parasol
Chinese parasol tree
Chinese parsley
Chinese pea tree
Chinese pheasant
Chinese pheasants

Literary usage of Chinese mushroom

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Chinese Cook Book by Shiu Wong Chan (1917)
"... celery, Chinese mushroom, and sometimes other vegetables according to the season; (c) the garnish on the top of each dish, consisting of Chinese ham, ..."

2. Primogeniture: A Short History of Its Development in Various Countries and by Evelyn Cecil (1895)
"... under an effeminate Chinese rain-protector (fancy if a fashion-reformer of to-day were to make his appearance in a Chinese mushroom hat! ..."

3. 54 by Wu Ming (2005)
"‘You never told me you had liven problems!' Garibaldi said in surprise. ‘Do you want me to give you a little piece of Chinese mushroom ..."

4. Riches of the Forest: Food, Spices, Crafts, and Resins of Asia by Citlalli López Binnqüist, Patricia Shanley (2004)
"About 95% of the collected song rong is sold fresh and exported to Japan, with Chinese mushroom industries buying the remainder and processing some of this ..."

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