from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large and important genus of fungi, characterized by having a fleshy cap or pileus, and a number of radiating plates or gills on which are produced the naked spores.
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- n. type genus of Agaricaceae; gill fungi having brown spores and including several edible species
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