HyperDic: omphalotus_illudens

English > 1 sense of the expression Omphalotus illudens:
NOUNplantOmphalotus illudens, jack-o-lantern fungus, jack-o-lantern, jack-a-lanterna large poisonous agaric with orange caps and narrow clustered stalks
English > Omphalotus illudens: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA large poisonous agaric with orange caps and narrow clustered stalks; the gills are luminescent.
Synonymsjack-o-lantern fungus, jack-o-lantern, jack-a-lantern
Member ofOmphalotus, genus OmphalotusA genus of fungi with a depressed disc in the cap
BroaderagaricA saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside

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