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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.
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.
1985: 16), grows from these combs and, occasionally during the wet season, develops into agarics (Uys 2002: 56-7).
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.
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.