Name: Agaricus L.
Most Confident Observations:
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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 Synonyms: Psalliota, Gyrophragmium Mont., Longula, Longia, Pratella, Agaricus unknown, Agaricus sensu lato, Agaricus group

Misspellings: Agericus, Aaricus

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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