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Definition of the noun agaricus arvensis
What does agaricus arvensis mean as a name of something?
- coarse edible mushroom with a hollow stem and a broad white cap
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Agaricus arvensis, L. — Berks ( Abingdon), N. & Q.
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
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., ...
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 ...
(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.
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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