Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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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  • noun type genus of Agaricaceae; gill fungi having brown spores and including several edible species

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Examples

  • In Brazil, agaricus is called cogumelo de Deus, which translates as “mushroom of God.”

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  • Studies have demonstrated the role of royal agaricus for use in the recovery from cancer and in lowering blood glucose and serum cholesterol levels and blood pressure.

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  • Originating in the mountain region of Piedade, Brazil, royal agaricus has gained popularity in its home country as well as in Asia as a panacea cure-all.

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  • Read more about disease-fighting spices and take a look at the evidence for several natural treatments for diabetes, including agaricus mushroom, beer, and flaxseed (subscribers only).

    Q&A: How much cinnamon does it take to lower blood sugar?

  • Read more about disease-fighting spices and take a look at the evidence for several natural treatments for diabetes, including agaricus mushroom, beer, and flaxseed subscribers only.

    Q&A: How much cinnamon does it take to lower blood sugar?

  • Some suggested mushrooms to use in the broth are coral mushrooms (rumeria rubripermanens), field mushrooms (agaricus campestrus) and ceps (boletus edulis.)

    Wild Mushroom Broth: Caldo de Hongos Silvestres

  • Some suggested mushrooms to use in the broth are coral mushrooms (rumeria rubripermanens), field mushrooms (agaricus campestrus) and ceps (boletus edulis.)

    Wild Mushroom Broth: Caldo de Hongos Silvestres

  • Some suggested mushrooms to use in the broth are coral mushrooms (rumeria rubripermanens), field mushrooms (agaricus campestrus) and ceps (boletus edulis.)

    Wild Mushroom Broth: Caldo de Hongos Silvestres

  • By wrapping the patches -- which contain plant extracts like wood vinegar and agaricus mushrooms -- around the soles of their feet while they sleep, users claim that they can enjoy greater energy during the day and better sleep at night.

    Health: Healing The Sole

  • Funnily we don't often pick field mushrooms (agaricus spp.), mostly we get slippery jacks (suillus luteus) and saffron milk caps (lactarius deliciosus) and we have a couple of secret spots where we find birch mushrooms (leccinum scabrum).

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