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Agaricus arvensis

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Definition of the noun agaricus arvensis

What does agaricus arvensis mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. coarse edible mushroom with a hollow stem and a broad white cap
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of Agaricus arvensis: horse mushroom
    • more generic word: agaric = a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
    • member of: Agaricus / genus Agaricus = type genus of Agaricaceae

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Google previewA Dictionary of English Plant-names (1886)

Agaricus arvensis, L. — Berks ( Abingdon), N. & Q.

Google previewA Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (2009)

by David A. Bender

Some wild species are especially prized, including field mushroom, Agaricus campestris; horse mushroom, Agaricus arvensis; parasol mushroom, Macrolepiota procera; beefsteak fungus, Fistulina hepatica; blewits and wood blewits, Clitocybe ...

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

The horse mushroom (Agaricus arvensis) , a close relative, looks very much like the common mushroom, but is much larger and the top of the cap is more shining white. The stalk becomes a little hollow with age; the gills are white at first, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

Agaricus arvensis (horse mushroom) A species of basidiomycete fungi in which the fruiting body has a yellowish white pileus up to 250 mm across and white gills that later turn grey and finally brown. It occurs in grasslands, frequently close to ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

across the cap belong to Agaricus arvensis, called from its large size and coarse texture the horse mushroom, which grows in meadows and damp shady places, and though generally ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary: R-S (1904)

by Joseph Wright

The champignion, Agaricus arvensis. Nrf. (B. Sc. H.) Sur. Grose (1790). See Champillion. SHAMROCK, sb. Irel. Oxf. Lon. [Jam-, Jaemrok.] 1. The lesser yellow trefoil, Trifolium minus. NX1, Ant., Dwn., Frm., Wmh., Mea., Dub., WW., CrL, Wxf., ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

[Agaricus arvensis.] horse opera n. N. Amer. informal a western film. horse pistol n. historical a large pistol carried at the pommel of the saddle by a rider. horseplay n. rough, boisterous play. horseplayer n. N.Amer. a person who regularly bets ...

Google previewThe New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1888)

(Based on Mayne's Lexicon) by New Sydenham Society, Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick

The Agaricus arvensis. H. net'tle. The Solanwn earolinense. H. parsley.

Google previewThe World-wide Encyclopedia and Gazetteer (1899)

by William Harrison De Puy

The large examples measuring from six to nine or more inches across the cap belong to Agaricus arvensis (Sch.), called from its large size and coarse texture the Horse Mushroom, which grows in meadows and damp shady places, and ...

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