HyperDic: destroying_angel

English > 2 senses of the expression destroying angel:
NOUNplantdestroying angel, Amanita vernafungus similar to Amanita phalloides
plantdestroying angel, death cap, death cup, death angel, Amanita phalloidesextremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base
English > destroying angel: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningfungus similar to Amanita phalloides.
SynonymAmanita verna
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
English > destroying angel: 2 senses > noun 2, 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, 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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