belonging to the Agaricaceae, a family of fungi including mushrooms having blade-shaped gills on the underside of the cap.
an impure form of : formerly used in medicine as an agent for stopping excessive perspiration.
any mushroom of the genus Agaricus, comprising the meadow mushrooms and a commercially grown species, A. brunnescens. Historical Examples It would not be highly esteemed where other and better species can be had, but it is generally preferred to agaricus melleus, Fr. Fungi: Their Nature and Uses Mordecai Cubitt Cooke The agaricus gambosus is one […]
a tall shrub, Mahonia trifoliolata, of the barberry family, of southwestern North America, having stiff, oblong leaflets with spiny teeth and a red fruit used in jelly.