Translation of mushroom in Spanish:


hongo, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈmʌʃrʊm//ˈməʃˌrʊm//ˈmʌʃruːm//ˈməʃˌrum/


  • 1

    hongo masculine Latin America
    seta feminine Spain
    callampa feminine Chile
    (rounded, white) champiñón masculine
    to spring up like mushrooms aparecer / brotar como callampas Chile
    • mushroom soup crema de champiñones
    • Natural colours - pebble, mushroom and lilac - soften the industrial core and contrast well with the metal staircase that links the gallery floors.
    • A mushroom of smoke and flames was billowing up into the clear sky.
    • Soft, pale colors such as creamy Olay white; pale grays with a slight hint of blue, yellow or green; mushroom beiges that are clean and fresh.
    • A boy about my age with pale skin and white mushroom cut hair with freckles covering his face caught me and then set me on the ground.
    • Fifty years on and technology seems to have leapt on by generations as you see the mushroom shaped cloud of the first nuclear test bomb rising high above the New Mexico desert.
    • I could see black mushrooms of smoke where the shells exploded.
    • Two mushrooms of smoke rose in the sky, about five hundred meters away, and melded together.
    • The decor is trendy and minimalist, with a lot of cream and mushroom shades used, giving it an appearance that is somewhat similar to another nearby wine bar.
    • Secretly, I wished that a mushroom cloud-style explosion could have occurred, resulting in a spot fire.
    • Mine was painted a kind of pale mushroom colour, with a burgundy couch.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (grow, increase rapidly)
    (population/business/town) crecer rápidamente
    aparecer como hongos
    brotar como hongos
    aparecer como callampas Chile
    brotar como callampas Chile
    it has mushroomed into a multimillion-dollar business se ha convertido de la noche a la mañana en un negocio multimillonario
    • a mushrooming population/city una población/ciudad que crece desenfrenadamente
  • 2

    (form mushroom shape)
    formar un hongo
  • 3

    (gather mushrooms)
    to go mushrooming ir a buscar callampas Chile