agaric definition

  • noun:
    • any one of various mushrooms associated with genera Agaricus, Fomes, or relevant genera, having big umbrellalike limits with numerous gills beneath.
    • The dried fruiting human body of specific fungal types in genus Fomes, formerly utilized in medicine, specially to prevent producing sweat.
    • Any of numerous fungi associated with the family Agaricaceae, having umbrella-like limits with numerous gills beneath.
    • The dried mushroom used in medication.
    • A fungus for the genus Agaricus, of several species, that the normal mushroom is an example.
    • a classic name for many species of Polyporus, corky fungi developing on rotting timber.
    • A fungus of genus Agaricus.
    • a saprophytic fungus of order Agaricales having an umbrellalike limit with gills in the underside
    • fungi utilized in the preparation of punk for fuses
  • others:
    • Of or related to agarics; fungoid.

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