Definition of mushroom-like in English:

mushroom-like

adverb

  • In a manner likened to that of a mushroom, with reference to rapid growth, sudden appearance, or brief duration of existence.

adjective

  • Resembling a mushroom, especially in shape or colour.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Slatyer (c1587–1647), Church of England clergyman and author. From mushroom + -like.

Pronunciation

mushroom-like

/ˈmʌʃrʊmlʌɪk//ˈmʌʃruːmlʌɪk/