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1) agaric. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Any of various mushrooms of the genera Agaricus, Fomes, or related genera, having large umbrellalike caps with numerous gills beneath. 2. The dried fruiting body...

2) fly agaric. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A poisonous mushroom (Amanita muscaria) usually having a red or orange cap with white gills and patches....

3) soma. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...to be used, and the original plant was lost. It has recently been identified with the fly agaric mushroom, Amanita muscaria, used in Siberian shamanism. 1See R. G....

4) mushroom. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...identify them. Some poisonous mushrooms are of the genus Amanita. The genus includes the fly agaric, Amanita muscaria, and the death angel or destroying angel, A....

5) Chapter IV. Part VI. Tolstoy, Leo. 1917. Anna Karenin. Vols. XVI & XVII. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...continually grew, and at last reached such a point that, as he put a huge, slender-stalked agaric fungus in her basket, he looked straight into her face, and noticing...

6) Chapter 62. The Fire-Festivals of Europe. § 4. The Beltane Fires. Frazer, Sir James George. 1922. The Golden Bough
...So soon as any sparks were emitted by means of the violent friction, they applied a species of agaric which grows on old birch-trees, and is very combustible. This...

7) The Poet. X. Essays. 1844. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. 1909-14. Essays and English Traits. The Harvard Classics
...Nobody cares for planting the poor fungus: so she shakes down from the gills of one agaric countless spores, any one of which, being preserved, transmits new billions...

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