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.
Generic synonyms: Agaric
Group relationships: Genus Volvariella, Volvariella
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chinese Mushroom
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 ..."