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- n. A type of edible mushroom.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. same as blewit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The popular name of Agaricus personatus, an edible purplish mushroom common in meadows in autumn.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. edible agaric that is pale lilac when young; has a smooth moist cap
Probably from blue. (Wiktionary)
Even my dad could recognise the right kinds: field mushrooms and their close relatives, and wood blewits (“blueies” or “blue-buttons”).
Slice the mushrooms thinly, but tear the girolles, chanterelles and blewits in half.