One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In a manner likened to that of a mushroom, with reference to rapid growth, sudden appearance, or brief duration of existence.
Resembling a mushroom, especially in shape or colour.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Slatyer (c1587–1647), Church of England clergyman and author. From mushroom + -like.
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