noun, plural a·gar·i·cus·es.
Origin of agaricus
Examples from the Web for agaricus
The common mushroom (Agaricus campestris) is the best known esculent, whether in its uncultivated or in a cultivated state.
They are, however, all phanerogamous except the mushroom (Agaricus campestris).Origin of Cultivated Plants|Alphonse De Candolle
At the present time only two species, Agaricus campester and Agaricus arvensis, are cultivated in America.
Dr. Bull has been very successful in developing the Sclerotium of Agaricus cirrhatus.
It would not be highly esteemed where other and better species can be had, but it is generally preferred to Agaricus melleus, Fr.