AGARICA, Agaric, Agariccm, or Agaricus. A fungous excrescence growing on the trunk of the larch tree and upon some kinds of oak. It was formerly used as a styptic, but is banished from modern practice, as exciting insupportable nausea, also being inefficacious and unsafe.
Harewood, Harry. A Dictionary of Sports. London: T. Tegg and son, 1835.
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