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agaricaceous

[ uh-gar-uh-key-shuhs ]
/ əˌgær əˈkeɪ ʃəs /
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adjective

belonging to the Agaricaceae, a family of fungi including mushrooms having blade-shaped gills on the underside of the cap.

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Origin of agaricaceous

<New Latin Agaricace(ae) (see agaric, -aceae) + -ous

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