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Definition of the noun amanita

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noun - plural:

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  1. genus of widely distributed agarics that have white spores and are poisonous with few exceptions

Alternative definition of the noun amanita


  1. Any of very many agaric mushrooms, of the genus Amanita, most of which are very poisonous


Amanita is a musical group.

  • album: "L'oblio"


  1. "Amanita" was the second album by Bardo Pond, released on April 3, 1996. It was released as a double vinyl LP on Drunken Fish Records, as well as a single CD and cassette on Matador Records; it was their first release on Matador. Counting their four early self-released cassettes, this is the band's sixth or seventh album, but is generally viewed as their third officially-released album.
  2. "Amanita" is a composition.

Phrases with Amanita

  1. amanita mappa
  2. amanita verna
  3. Amanita Grandis
  4. Amanita Inculta
  5. amanita caesarea
  6. amanita muscaria
  7. amanita rubescens
  8. amanita phalloides
  9. Amanita Abruptiformis
  10. Species Amanita Inculta
  11. genus amanita

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Google previewTales From A Small World (2009)

by Vivienne Baillie Gerritsen

Amanita is a betalain-containing fungus, which has met with much enthusiasm on behalf of researchers, let alone storytellers, artists and traditional medicine. Amanita is the familiar toadstool with a red and white-spotted cap, so frequently ...

Google previewBiochemical Targets of Plant Bioactive Compounds (2003)

A Pharmacological Reference Guide to Sites of Action and Biological Effects by Gideon Polya

Muscarine from the fungus Amanita is an agonist of mACh-Rs (Table 5.2). Other plant mACh-R agonists include pilocarpine, pilo- sine, norarecoline and arecoline. Plant-derived mACh-R antagonists include the tropane alkaloids hyoscamine, ...

Google previewToxicology (2001)

A Case-Oriented Approach by John Joseph Fenton

Amanita phalloides b) Jimsonweed c Poison hemlock d) Dieffenbachia Amanita is the toxic form of mushrooms. There is a delayed reaction to this toxic ingestion and patients do not feel ...

Google previewA Natural System of Botany, Or, A Systematic View of the Organization, Natural Affinities, and Geographical Distribution, of the Whole Vegetable Kingdom (1836)

Together with the Uses of the Most Important Species in Medicine, the Arts, and Rural Or Domestic Economy by John Lindley

The most singular effect of the Amanita is the influence it possesses over the urine. It is said that, from time immemorial, the inhabitants have known that the Fungus imparts an intoxicating quality ...

Google previewEdinburgh Journal of Medical Science (1826)

" The most singular effect of the Amanita is the influence it possesses over the urine. It is said that, from time immemorial, the inhabitants have known that the fungus imparts an intoxicating quality ...

Google previewFarmer's Cyclopedia: Grass, hay, grains, vegetables (1919)

The fly amanita is a handsome, robust species, 4 to 16 inches high. It is singularly free from larval pests and the usual signs of decay, and ...

Google previewWhat If? (2014)

Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe

Amanita is the reason why.3 Ifyou eat a destroying angel, for the rest of the day you'll feel fine. Later that night, or the next morning, you'll start exhibiting cholera- like symptoms —vom- iting, abdominal pain, and severe diarrhea. Then you start ...

Google previewFlowers and Ferns in Their Haunts (1901)

by Mabel Osgood Wright

Fly Amanita is the most picturesque and striking of our earth- growing fungi, and where it appears in profusion, as it does under the evergreens in our home grounds during the Autumn months, it is a plant of decided landscape ...

Google previewThe Medical Standard (1899)

The fly amanita is a handsome, robust sp3c';.e3, 4 to ...

Google previewRecent Advances in Pediatrics - Special Volume 23 - Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2013)

by Suraj Gupte

Amanita is a heat stable toxin, which is not destroyed by cooking. Certain other hepatotoxins have been reported like aflatoxins, some herbal medications and carbon tetrachloride. As herbal medications are gaining popularity, adverse ...

Google previewUnleashed (2010)

by Kristopher Reisz

And the only difference between Amanita muscaria and other mushrooms is that Amanita is a god.” After the steel industry collapsed, a slow bleed of jobs and families had left Birmingham echoing with derelict space. Besides the furnace, the ...

Google previewIllegal Drugs (2003)

by Paul Gahlinger

As a recreational substance, Amanita is a relatively safe drug .

Google previewMedical Meanings (2003)

A Glossary of Word Origins by William S. Haubrich

Amanita is an ancient Greek name for a kind of fungus; muscaria refers to its hairy appearance. The Latin muscarium means, literally, “pertaining to flies,” but to the Romans a muscarium was specifically a sort of fly swatter made up of hairs ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

amanita muscaria poisoning Amaryllidaceae amanita muscaria poisoning poisoning due to tors of RNA polymerase II and III and thus ingestion of the mushroom, Amanita muscaria. Symptoms usually appear within 2-3 hours following ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

Amanita bisporigera See destroying angel. Amanita caesarea (Caesar's mushroom) A species of agaric fungi found in woodlands with oak (Quercus) and conifers, in southern Europe and North Africa. The fruiting body is edible and was highly ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Amanita (amanita). a genus of fairly large, gilled mushrooms (Family Amanitaceae); most species are toxic. They are common in America and Europe, where they most often occur on the ground in forested areas where they flourish in late fall ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances (2014)

by Richard Rudgley

Contrary to popular opinion, the panther fungus (Amanita pantherina) is notone ofthe deadly Amanitas (A. verna, A. phalloides) but a hallucinogenic species akinto Amanita muscaria (see FlyAgaric). Ithasbeena popular recreational drug in ...

Google previewUnabridged Dictionary of the Sensations "as If". (1985)

by James William Ward

Amanita, or Agaricus Muscarius (Hg) Splinters Back. — Feels as if large splinters were pushed into back. Amanita, or Agaricus Muscarius (Hg) Splinters Carbuncles.— Prickling stinging as if from splinters running through carbuncles on the ...

Google previewIFIS Dictionary of Food Science and Technology (2009)

by International Food Information Service

Amanita Genus of soft, fleshy fungi, which includes both edible and highly poisonous species. Edible species include Amanita rubescens, which should not be eaten raw, and A. caesarea. Care should be taken in the identification of these ...

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

by Thomas Nordegren

Amanita New Latin Amanìta, genus name, from Greek amanitai, a fungus.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Health (2015)

Among mushrooms with long incubation periods are cyclopeptidic (Amanita phalloides), which causes the most fatalities, orellanic (Cortinarius spp.), and gyromitric (Gyromitra spp.); the syndromes produced by these mushrooms are the most ...

Google previewHippie Dictionary (2013)

A Cultural Encyclopedia of the 1960s and 1970s by John Bassett Mccleary

amanita mushrooms a variety of psychedelic mushrooms (fly agaricl unrelated to and distinctly different from those of the psilocybin familyt Active ingredients include ibotenic acid, muscimole, and muscazone. Can be eaten or smoked, ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3A1N1I1T1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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