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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mushroom (an archaic form is mushrump).
 
(French, mousseron, a white mushroom; Latin, muscus, moss.)   1
        “Vocatur fungus muscrum, eo quod in lacte pulverizatus interficit muscas.”—Albertus Magnus, vii. 345
 


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