noun, plural a·gar·i·cus·es.
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Origin of agaricus
Words nearby agaricus
Example sentences from the Web for agaricus
He carefully observed the habits of one, which lived under the covering of a mushroom, the Oak agaric (Agaricus quercinus).The Insect World|Louis Figuier
This little alga resembles a mushroom of the Agaricus variety or gilled species, and so is easily identified.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
It was mentioned above that among phosphorescent plants there are several species of Agaricus.
True latex vessels occur occasionally in Agaricus, though not filled with milk as in Lactarius.
It would not be highly esteemed where other and better species can be had, but it is generally preferred to Agaricus melleus, Fr.