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Definition of the noun amanita

What does amanita mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • amanita: amanitas
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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 Arida
  2. Amanita Aurea
  3. Amanita Curta
  4. Amanita Fulva
  5. amanita mappa
  6. amanita verna
  7. Amanita Puella
  8. Amanita Spreta
  9. Amanita Valida
  10. Amanita Velosa
  11. Amanita Aureola
  12. Amanita Beckeri
  13. Amanita Citrina
  14. Amanita Excelsa
  15. Amanita Formosa
  16. Amanita Grandis
  17. Amanita Inculta
  18. Amanita Regalis
  19. Amanita Volvata
  20. 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 previewTwelve Edible Mushrooms of the United States (1889)

Illustrated with Twelve Colored Types. How to Select and Prepare for the Table by Thomas Taylor

The worst thing about the amanita Is that the eating of it produces no symptoms until several hours have passed by, and then it is too late to administer antidotes successfully. That is what happened to a very intelligent Chinaman in Washington ...

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 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 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 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,

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 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 previewIllegal Drugs (2003)

by Paul Gahlinger

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

Google previewThe Medical Standard (1899)

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

Google previewPoisonous Plants and Venomous Animals of Alabama and Adjoining States (1990)

by J. Whitfield Gibbons, Robert Haynes, Joab L. Thomas

AMANITA (Plate 1) AMANITA MUSHROOMS Amanita is the premier genus of the poisonous mushrooms of North America. More people are poisoned by members of this genus than by any other because of its abundance and ubiquity and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Addictive Drugs (2002)

by Richard Lawrence Miller

Pronunciation: am-uh-NEYE-tuh Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number: None Formal Names: Amanita muscaria Informal Names: Aga, Fly Agaric Type: Hallucinogen. See page 25 Federal Schedule Listing: Unlisted USA Availability: ...

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 previewEncyclopedia of Forest Sciences (2004)

by Julian Evans, John A. Youngquist

Amanita sp. sect. Lepidella Fistulinella conica (Rav. Apud B. & C.) Sing. var. belizensis Sing. & Ivory Pisolithus tinctorius (Mich. Ex Pers.) Coker & Couch Rhizopogon nigrescens Coker & Couch Scleroderma texense Berk. Suillus cothurnatus ...

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 previewA Dictionary of Popular Names of the Plants which Furnish the Natural and Acquired Wants of Man, in All Matters of Domestic and General Economy (1882)

Their History, Products, & Uses by John Smith

Amanita (Amanita muscaria), formerly Agaricus muscarius, a fungus of the Mushroom family (Fungi), native of this country, Europe, and Northern Asia.

Google previewAppleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)

by Caroline Wormeley Latimer

Amanita ( Agaricus) muscaria. Amanita (Agaricus) phalloides, two poisonous species; the latter often confused with Psalliota (Agaricus) cam- pestris, the field mushroom.

Google previewCunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (2012)

by Scott Cunningham

(Amanita muscaria)Poison Folk Names: Death Angel, Death Cap, Magic Mushroom, Redcap Mushroom, Sacred Mushroom, Fly Fungus Gender: Masculine Planet: Mercury Element: Air Deity: Dionysus Powers: Fertility Ritual Uses: There is ...

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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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