agaricus

[uh-gar-i-kuh s]
noun, plural a·gar·i·cus·es.
  1. any mushroom of the genus Agaricus, comprising the meadow mushrooms and a commercially grown species, A. brunnescens.

Origin of agaricus

< New Latin. See agaric
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