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  • n. A person who likes hunting for, cooking or eating mushrooms and other edible fungi


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  • Now I have nibbled the sacred mushroom of Mexico (that was a snack I'll be a long time forgetting) and I've sucked up my share of buttons with steak, but I am no mycophile and I wouldn't know an Agaricus from an asparagus.

    Another Roadside Attraction

  • I also got a little spinning in, haven't spun much lately but Kristine gave me a gorgeous gift of mushroom-dyed fiber and mycophile I am -- couldn't resist.

    sock prØn.

  • If you are only brave enough to try one species, have a go at the manifestly obvious giant puffball, and you will become a mycophile for life.

    The Guardian World News


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  • M-W is the only listed dictionary that defines this word, which means literally "Mushroom lover".

    April 10, 2007