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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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Fly agarics have been featured in paintings since the Renaissance.
Fly agarics are part of the woodland folklore of north-west Europe and appear in many stories and illustrations of woodland scenes.
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.
Flora agaricina Neerlandica; critical monographs on families of agarics and boleti occurring in the Netherlands, v.
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.
Needham and Wasson accepted that the Chinese "plant of deathlessness" (pu ssu chih tshao) could be the agaric which grew under the "tree of deathlessness" or birch (pu ssu chih shu).
Her comparisons revealed that frosty pod is also an agaric, despite the fact that it doesn't form a mushroom-type fruiting body.