Agaricus

noun

Agar·​i·​cus -ə-kəs How to pronounce Agaricus (audio)
: a genus that is the type of the family Agaricaceae, comprises fungi with gills and brown spores, and includes several (as the meadow mushroom) that are edible

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“Agaricus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Agaricus. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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