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agaric/agar·ic/ (ah-gar´ik) (ag´ah-rik)
1. any mushroom, more especially any species of Agaricus.
2. a preparation of rotten wood mixed with fungi or dried mushrooms.
1. Any of numerous mushrooms having an umbrellalike cap with gills beneath, chiefly belonging to the order Agaricales.
2. The dried fruiting body of certain fungal species in the genus Fomes, formerly used in medicine, especially to inhibit the production of sweat.
agaric(ag′ă-rik) (ă-gar′ik) [L. fr. Gr. agarikon, a sort of fungus]
A toxic or hallucinogenic mushroom, esp. species of the genus Agaricus.