genus Agaricus

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Noun1.genus Agaricus - type genus of Agaricaceaegenus Agaricus - type genus of Agaricaceae; gill fungi having brown spores and including several edible species
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
Agaricaceae, family Agaricaceae - large family including many familiar mushrooms
Agaricus arvensis, horse mushroom - coarse edible mushroom with a hollow stem and a broad white cap
Agaricus campestris, field mushroom, meadow mushroom - common edible mushroom found naturally in moist open soil; the cultivated mushroom of commerce