Word of the Day: Pileus

Nov 26, 2012 2:31 pm

Building up your kitchen vocab arsenal

Nope, it's not pilot season. But it's still pileus season, which makes us want to get our shroom on. 

A pileus is the scientific name for the cap of a mushroom. You know, the things we like to stuff sausage into. Or stuff into chicken. Or enjoy with other stuff on top of pizza. Those pileus...es...dammit, who remembers high school Latin declensions? Wouldn't the plural still just be pileus? 

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