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agaric

1. any saprotrophic basidiomycetous fungus of the family Agaricaceae, having gills on the underside of the cap. The group includes the edible mushrooms and poisonous forms such as the fly agaric
2. the dried spore-producing bodies of certain fungi, esp Polyphorus officinalis (or Boletus laricis), formerly used in medicine
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These 'agaric' mushrooms look very much like the Button Mushrooms that you buy in shops and supermarkets because the shop-bought mushrooms are cultivated and farmed versions of one member of the wild agaric family.
This paper contributes to the documentation of two new European agarics from this area which have not been reported so far from any Himalayan part of the world.
The agaric genus Stropharia (Strophariaceae, Agaricales) in Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil.
Higashino, "Ipomoea batatas and Agarics blazei ameliorate diabetic disorders with therapeutic antioxidant potential in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats," Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition, vol.
Anatomy of the Hymenomycetes: an introduction to the cytology and plectology of crust fungi, bracket fungi, club fungi, Chanterelles, Agarics and Boletes.
Googling a runner Blewit 2.00 Perth The Blewit mushroom refers to two closely related species of edible agarics - the wood blewit and the field blewit or blue-leg.
Studies on Russula emetica and other agarics in a Scots pine plantation.
If you didn't already know this was a story about mushrooms, would you be able to guess what gasteroid agarics, stinkhorns, bird's nests, belly-button hedgehogs and pigskin poison puffballs are?
Arthromyces and Blastosporella, two new genera of conidia-producing Lyophylloid agarics (Agaricales, Basidiomycota) from the neotropics.
Two remarkble brown-spored agarics from Spain: Simocybe parvispora sp.
Fly agarics have been featured in paintings since the Renaissance.