HyperDic: death_cup

English > 1 sense of the expression death cup:
NOUNplantdeath cup, death cap, death angel, destroying angel, Amanita phalloidesextremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base
English > death cup: 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 angel, destroying angel, Amanita phalloides
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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