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Definition of Agaricus campestris

Agaricus campestris
Mushroom Mush"room, n. [OE. muscheron, OF. mouscheron, F. mousseron; perhaps fr. mousse moss, of German origin. See Moss.] 1. (Bot.) (a) An edible fungus (Agaricus campestris), having a white stalk which bears a convex or oven flattish expanded portion called the pileus. This is whitish and silky or somewhat scaly above, and bears on the under side radiating gills which are at first flesh-colored, but gradually become brown. The plant grows in rich pastures and is proverbial for rapidity of growth and shortness of duration. It has a pleasant smell, and is largely used as food. It is also cultivated from spawn. (b) Any large fungus, especially one of the genus Agaricus; a toadstool. Several species are edible; but many are very poisonous.
Agaricus campestris
Champignon Cham*pi"gnon, n. [F., a mushroom, ultimately fr. L. campus field. See Camp.] (Bot.) An edible species of mushroom (Agaricus campestris). Fairy ring champignon, the Marasmius oreades, which has a strong flavor but is edible.

Meaning of Agaricus campestris from wikipedia

- Agaricus campestris is a widely eaten gilled mushroom closely related to the cultivated button mushroom Agaricus bisporus. It is commonly known as the...
-  Agaricus campestrisfield mushroom, meadow mushroom (US) Agaricus cellaris Agaricus chartaceus Agaricus chionodermus Agaricus chlamydopus Agaricus colpeteii...
- Agaricus silvicola, also known as the wood mushroom, is a species of Agaricus mushroom related to the button mushroom. Originally described as the variety...
- Agaricus arvensis, commonly known as the horse mushroom, is a mushroom of the genus Agaricus. It was described as Agaricus arvensis by Jacob Christian...
- 1871 Handbook of British Fungi, as a variety (var. hortensis) of Agaricus campestris. Danish mycologist Jakob Emanuel Lange later reviewed a cultivar...
- definition of Agaricus. "the Agaricus deliciosus L. page". Species Fungorum. Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. Retrieved 2020-06-22. "the Agaricus campestris L. page"...
- transferred it to Agaricus in 1887. Synonyms include Psalliota bernardii, Pratella bernardii, Fungus bernardii, and Agaricus campestris subsp. bernardii...
- the genus Agaricus. Agaricus cupreobrunneus is similar in general appearance to a number of other Agaricus species, especially to A. campestris. It also...
- as many other mushrooms grow in fairy rings, such as the edible Agaricus campestris and the poisonous Chlorophyllum molybdites. Marasmius oreades grows...
- Agaricus xanthodermus, commonly known as the yellow-staining mushroom or simply the yellow-stainer, is a mushroom of the genus Agaricus, which displays...