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|Noun||1.||family Agaricaceae - large family including many familiar mushrooms|
fungus family - includes lichen families
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 Pleurotus, Pleurotus - agarics with white spores and caps having an eccentric stem; an important mushroom of Japan
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