agaric

  1. fungus used in the preparation of punk for fuses
  2. a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside

agaric

[n] - fungus used in the preparation of punk for fuses 2. [n] - a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
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Agaric

Ag'a┬Ěric noun [ Latin agaricum , Greek ..., said to be from Agara , a town in Sarmatia.] 1. (Botany) A fungus of the genus Agaricus , of many species, of which the common mushroom is an example. 2. An old name for several species of Polyporus , cork...
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agaric

1. <botany> A fungus of the genus Ag, of many species, of which the common mushroom is an example. ... 2. An old name for severwal species of Polyporus, corky fungi growing on decaying wood. ... The 'female agaric' (Polyporus officinalic) was renowned as a cathartic; the 'male agaric' (Polyporus igniarius) is used for preparing touchwood, cal...
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agaric

noun a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
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agaric

noun fungus used in the preparation of punk for fuses
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Agaric

• (n.) A fungus of the genus Agaricus, of many species, of which the common mushroom is an example. • (n.) An old name for several species of Polyporus, corky fungi growing on decaying wood.
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agaric

agaric 1. Relating to mushrooms or fungi. 2. A fungus with a large cap resembling an umbrella with numerous radiating gills on the underside. Some types are edible and some are poisonous 3. A preparation of rotten wood mixed with fungi or dried mushrooms.
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agaric

(agaricic) Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-gar′ik ă-gar-is′ik as′id Definitions: 1. A principle obtained from agaric, formerly used as an anhidrotic agent. Synonyms: amadou
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Agaric

The agaric is a large and important genus of fungi, characterized by having a fleshy cap or pileus, and a number of radiating plates or gills on which are produced the naked spores. The majority of this species are furnished with stems, but some are attached to the objects on which they grow by their pileus. Over a thousand species are known, and a...
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agaric

Any of a group of fungi (see fungus) of typical mushroom shape. Agarics include the field mushroom Agaricus campestris and the cultivated edible mushroom A. brunnesiens. Closely related is the often poisonous Amanita, which includes the fly agaric A. muscaria. (Genus
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Agaric

An agaricPronunciation-needed is a type of fungal fruiting body characterized by the presence of a pileus (cap) that is clearly differentiated from the stipe (stalk), with lamellae (gills) on the underside of the pileus. `Agaric` can also refer to a basidiomycete species characterized by an agaric-type fruiting body. An archaic usage of the word.....
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