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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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It is a fine example of a fly agaric (amanita muscaria) and Chris, of Longwood, said: "Fly agaric is probably the subject of more folklore than any other fungi.'' The poisonous red-and-white spotted toadstool is a common image in popular culture, especially children's books, film, greeting cards and computer games.
Fly agarics are part of the woodland folklore of north-west Europe and appear in many stories and illustrations of woodland scenes.
Being "in a stupor from three sun-dried agarics" the hero of one of Wasson's sources "is unable to respond to the call to arms.
I was always fascinated by fungi especially the red and white fly agarics that grew in the woods near our house; they seemed magical because they always featured in fairy tale books.
Mushroom-forming fungi are referred to as "agarics."
Flora agaricina Neerlandica; critical monographs on families of agarics and boleti occurring in the Netherlands, v.6
Metzler & Metzler (1992) recently listed 120 agarics and allied fungi in their field guide.
Les agarics hallucinogenes du genre Psilocybe recueillis au cours de notre recente mission dans le Mexique meridional et central en compagnie de M.
They belong to a group of fungi called agarics and, although they are edible, there are some that are either inedible or are positively dangerous, like the fly agaric, amanita muscaria, which can be found in some of our local birch and oak woodlands with its bright red cap.
Check list of Agarics their distribution and association with thesurrounding vegetation.
Familiar taxa in our data set include the cultivated button mushroom Agaricus bisporus and the mycorrhizal "fly agaric" Amanita muscaria.
Yogi, my terrier, and I spent last Sunday morning wandering through some beautiful woods hunting for mushrooms and I was rewarded by a nice haul of porcinis which I only spotted thanks to the numerous Fly Agaric indicators.