1. Agaricus

noun. type genus of Agaricaceae; gill fungi having brown spores and including several edible species.


  • field mushroom
  • meadow mushroom
  • Agaricus campestris
  • Agaricus arvensis
  • family Agaricaceae
  • fungus genus
  • horse mushroom
  • Agaricaceae

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Sentences with agaricus

1. Noun, singular or mass
Watch out for common Arizona mushrooms that have lookalikes, such as Amanitas, agaricus and morels.

2. Verb, base form
These are “horse mushrooms” (agaricus arvensis), which have sharp-edged, darker-colored gills that aren’t attached to the long, 3- to 10-inch-tall stem.