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Noun1.Agaricaceae - large family including many familiar mushroomsAgaricaceae - large family including many familiar mushrooms
fungus family - includes lichen families
Agaricales, order Agaricales - typical gilled mushrooms belonging to the subdivision Basidiomycota
Agaricus, genus Agaricus - type genus of Agaricaceae; gill fungi having brown spores and including several edible species
Amanita, genus Amanita - genus of widely distributed agarics that have white spores and are poisonous with few exceptions
Cantharellus, genus Cantharellus - a well-known genus of fungus; has funnel-shaped fruiting body; includes the chanterelles
Coprinus, genus Coprinus - genus of black-spotted agarics in which the cap breaks down at maturity into an inky fluid; sometimes placed in its own family Coprinaceae
genus Lactarius, Lactarius - large genus of agarics that have white spore and contain a white or milky juice when cut or broken; includes both edible and poisonous species
genus Marasmius, Marasmius - chiefly small mushrooms with white spores
genus Pleurotus, Pleurotus - agarics with white spores and caps having an eccentric stem; an important mushroom of Japan
genus Russula, Russula - large genus of fungi with stout stems and white spores and neither annulus nor volva; brittle caps of red or purple or yellow or green or blue; differs from genus Lactarius in lacking milky juice
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Mesquite scrub Family and species Sp S A W Agaricaceae Agaricus texensis (Berk.
This species is the only member of the Agaricaceae thus far accepted for sequencing and joins a select group of other homobasidiomycete sequencing targets.