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Synonyms for agaric

fungus used in the preparation of punk for fuses

a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside

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is a genus of agaricoid, mushroom-forming fungi, which are characterized by the presence of partial veil usually forming an annulus or leaving remnants at the pileus margin, adnate to adnexed lamellae and well-developed rhizomorphs on stipe base, which are densely covered by spiniform crystals called acanthocytes, the latter considered a diagnostic feature of the genus (Farr, 1980; Cortez & Silveira, 2008).
In the course of our ongoing studies on southern Brazilian agaricoid fungi, we found a new member of Stropharia, whose description is the subject of the present paper.
The specimens were analyzed macro- and microscopically following standard procedures for agaricoid fungi; color names in macroscopic feature descriptions are from Kornerup & Wanscher (1978).
Smithiogaster, a new genus of Agaricoid Gasteromycetes.