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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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What to see during autumn and winter: Keep an eye open for a wide range of interesting fungi including scarlet elfcup, fly agaric (right), red-cracking bolete and shaggy scalycap that thrive in this diverse woodland.
Taxonomic and nomenclatural comments on the lichenicolous agaric Arrhenia peltigerina.
According to scientist Andrew Haynes, reindeer deliberately eat the mind-bending fly agaric fungi to escape the monotony of winters.
Whether photographing a waxcap in the well-manicured grounds of a National Trust property, or the distinctive red-and-white-spotted fly agaric toadstool in the damp, leaf-littered floor of wild woodland, the size and location of fungi mean photographers can adopt a similar approach with a limited but specific choice of lenses.
Riedlinger J, Schrey S, Tarkka M, Hampp R, Kapur M, Fiedler H (2006) Auxofuran, a novel metabolite that stimulates the growth of fly agaric, is produced by the mycorrhiza helper bacterium Streptomyces strain AcH 505.
Several experiments were conducted to determine if corn and soybean stover were acceptable substitutes for standard compost materials currently used during the Phase I composting process and to determine the effect it has on the yield of the White button mushroom, Agaric us bisporus.
More dangerous examples are fly agaric, mandrake, deadly nightshade and henbane.
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).
The fly agaric mushroom is another hallucinogenic fungus (see Figure 21-8).
7 Destroying angel, death cap and fly agaric are all poisonous species of what?
CLOSE VIEW: 12-year-old Mark Cumberledge tracks down some colourful fly agaric Picture by MARK PINDER
FRUITS OF THE FOREST - Mark Cumberledge tracks down some colourful fly agaric fungus PICTURE: MARK PINDER
Siberians, for instance, really do have a history of consuming fly agaric mushrooms not only directly but also "distilled via human kidneys.