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1. (noun) field mushroom, Agaricus campestris - a mushroom with a white or fawnish cap and pinkish gills which turn brown as the mushroom matures. Common in pastures in summer and autumn.

2. (noun) clubmoss, Lycopodium spp - scrambling or epiphytic plants of various species. Main stems are usually long-creeping, branched and underground. Aerial stems fork repeatedly and are narrow. Small leaves spirally arranged around stem or flattened into one plane.

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