HyperDic: amanita_phalloides

English > 1 sense of the expression Amanita phalloides:
NOUNplantAmanita phalloides, death cap, death cup, death angel, destroying angelextremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base
English > Amanita phalloides: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningExtremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base; differs from edible Agaricus only in its white gills.
Synonymsdeath cap, death cup, death angel, destroying angel
Member ofAmanita, genus Amanitagenus of widely distributed agarics that have white spores and are poisonous with few exceptions
BroaderagaricA saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
CatalanAmanita phalloides

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