Definition of agaric
1 : the dried fruiting body of a fungus (Fomes officinalis synonym Polyporus officinalis) formerly used in medicine
2 : any of a family (Agaricaceae) of fungi with the sporophore usually resembling an umbrella and with numerous gills on the underside of the cap
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