Name: Agaricus L.
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
Editors: Jason Hollinger, Erlon, Rick Kerrigan

Rank: Genus
Status: Accepted
Name: Agaricus
Author: L.
Citation: Sp. pl. 2: 1171 (1753)
Deprecated Synonym(s): Psalliota, Gyrophragmium Mont., Longula, Longia, Pratella, Agaricus unknown, Agericus, Aaricus, Agaricus sensu lato

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Agaricaceae

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Brief Description:

Contains both edible and poisonous species. Over 300 members worldwide.Includes the common “button” mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) and the field mushroom (Agaricus campestris), the most widely cultivated mushrooms of the West.

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