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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...
- (2014) – Spain Agaricus californicus Agaricus campbellensis Agaricus campestrisfield mushroom, meadow mushroom (US) Agaricus cellaris Agaricus chartaceus...
- upsets. Agaricus silvicola, the wood mushroom, is a touch more arboreal, with a frail and delicate ring, but also edible. Agaricus campestris, the field...
- 1871 Handbook of British Fungi, as a variety (var. hortensis) of Agaricus campestris. Danish mycologist Jakob Emanuel Lange later reviewed a cultivar...
- clinical cases). Agaricus osec**** Agaricus xanthodermus – the yellow stainer Agaricus arvensis – the horse mushroom Agaricus campestris – the field mushroom...
- gregariously, or in fairy rings. Agaricus cupreobrunneus is edible and good. Its taste is comparable to that of Agaricus campestris, but it is comparatively lacking...
- definition of Agaricus. "the Agaricus deliciosus L. page". Species Fungorum. Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. Retrieved 2020-06-22. "the Agaricus campestris L. page"...
- Agaricus bresadol**** is a species of fungus in the genus Agaricus. It was described by Hungarian mycologist Gábor Bohus in 1969. A rare species, it has...
- Agaricus xanthodermus, commonly known as the yellow-staining mushroom or simply the yellow-stainer, is a mushroom of the genus Agaricus, which displays...
- as many other mushrooms grow in fairy rings, such as the edible Agaricus campestris and the poisonous Chlorophyllum molybdites. Marasmius oreades grows...
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