The family Ma medecine naturelle PDF was published by French botanist François Fulgis Chevallier in 1826. Agaricaceae species use a wide variety of fruit body morphology. Microscopically, the spore surface ranges from smooth to ornamented, and the presence of a germ pore is variable.
The extinct genus Coprinites is one of four known Agaricaceae genera in the fossil record. Others include Aureofungus, Protomycena, and Archaeomarasmius. Most species are saprobic and prefer grassland and woodland habitats. The genus Agaricus includes some species that are cultivated commercially throughout the world. The common « button mushroom », Agaricus bisporus, is the most widely cultivated edible mushroom.