Medical Dictionary

agaric

noun aga·ric \ˈag-ə-rik, ə-ˈgar-ik\

Medical Definition of AGARIC

1
:  the dried fruit body of a mushroom (Fomes officinalis synonym Polyporus officinalis) formerly used in the treatment of excessive perspiration (as in the night sweats of tuberculosis)—called also larch agaric
2
:  a fungus of the family Agaricaceae and especially of the genus Agaricus
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