"A mushrooms is called a pileus" Crossword Clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 31 Dec 2023

"A mushrooms is called a pileus" NYT crossword answer is:

CAP (3 letters length)

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A mushroom is a type of fungus that grows in the form of a fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body. The pileus, also known as the cap, is the part of the mushroom that is visible above ground. It is the most recognizable part of the mushroom, and is often used in crossword clues. The pileus can be round, oval, or conical in shape and can range in color from white to brown to black. It is typically the part of the mushroom that is eaten, although some mushrooms have other edible parts.

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