mushroom coral


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mushroom coral flattened disk-shaped stony coral (usually solitary and unattached)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Mushroom coral (Zoöl) any coral of the genus Fungia. See Fungia.
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In literature:

It only needs to be seen once to be recognized as a coral-like mushroom.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
I also found a large coral-coloured mushroom; roasted in embers, it would make a tit-bit worthy of a gourmet.
"Eyes Like the Sea" by Mór Jókai
Pick out the meat from a boiled lobster, reserving the coral, and season with salt, mustard, cayenne, and mushroom catsup.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book" by Myrtle Reed

In poetry:

By the rose-flesh mushrooms, undivulged
Last evening—-nay, in to-day's first dew
Yon sudden coral nipple bulged,
Where a freaked fawn-coloured flaky crew
Of toadstools peep indulged.
"By The Fire-Side" by Robert Browning

In news:

Bring your "brunch bunch" to the Miracle Mile spot June 2-3 and enjoy 50% off the Catalana-style omelet made with egg, potatoes, onion and your choice of wild mushroom & Manchego or Spanish chorizo 117 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables.
It's truly a sight not to be missed and best seen at places like Mushroom Forest, with its aggregation of star corals .
Pacific Northwest coral mushrooms diverse in color.
Pacific Northwest coral mushrooms diverse in color.