agaricaceous

agaricaceous
/euh gar'euh kay"sheuhs/, adj.
belonging to the Agaricaceae, a family of fungi including mushrooms having blade-shaped gills on the underside of the cap.
[ < NL Agaricace(ae) (see AGARIC, -ACEAE) + -OUS]

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  • agaricaceous — /əgærəˈkeɪʃəs/ (say uhgaruh kayshuhs) adjective belonging to the Agaricaceae, a family of fungi including mushrooms having blade shaped gills on the underside of the cap …  

  • agaricaceous — adjective see agaricaceae * * * /euh gar euh kay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Agaricaceae, a family of fungi including mushrooms having blade shaped gills on the underside of the cap. [ < NL Agaricace(ae) (see AGARIC, ACEAE) + OUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • amanita — /am euh nuy teuh, nee /, n. any agaricaceous fungus of the genus Amanita, comprised chiefly of poisonous species. [1821; < NL < Gk amanîtai (pl.) kind of fungi] * * * Any mushroom of the genus Amanita, containing about 100 species, some of which… …   Universalium

  • gill fungus — /gil/ an agaricaceous fungus; mushroom. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • agaric — /əˈgærɪk/ (say uh garik), /ˈægərɪk/ (say aguhrik) noun an agaricaceous fungus. {Latin agaricum, from Greek agarikon; named after Agaria, a place in Sarmatia, an ancient region now in Poland and western Russia} …  

  • Amanita — noun genus of widely distributed agarics that have white spores and are poisonous with few exceptions • Syn: ↑genus Amanita • Hypernyms: ↑fungus genus • Hyponyms: ↑slime mushroom • Member Holonyms: ↑Agari …   Useful english dictionary

  • gill fungus — noun a basidiomycete with gills • Hypernyms: ↑basidiomycete, ↑basidiomycetous fungi * * * noun Etymology: gill (III) : a basidiomycete having gills * * * /gil/ an agaricaceous fungus; …   Useful english dictionary

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