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Definition of the noun amanita muscaria

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  1. poisonous (but rarely fatal) woodland fungus having a scarlet cap with white warts and white gills
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of Amanita muscaria: fly agaric
    • more generic word: agaric = a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
    • member of: Amanita / genus Amanita = genus of widely distributed agarics that have white spores and are poisonous with few exceptions


  1. "Amanita Muscaria" is a musical album of Soma.
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  2. "Amanita Muscaria" is a composition.


Amanita Muscaria is a musical artist, film music contributor.

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Google preview100 Cool Mushrooms (2010)

by Michael Kuo, Andy Methven

andy: Amanita muscaria is the most photographed and illustrated mushroom in the world and is cool for several reasons. First, it has been identi‹ed as “soma,” the divine mushroom of immortality, in some Sanskrit writings and was made ...

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 previewA Dictionary of Hallucinations (2009)

by Jan Dirk Blom

A term used to denote a hallucinatory state attributed to intoxication with the mushroom Amanita muscaria. A. muscaria is known under many other names, including A. formosa, A. mexicana, A. muscaria, Agaricus muscarius, fly mushroom, ...

Google previewAn encyclopaedia of useful and ornamental plants (1852)

consisting of beautiful and accurate coloured figures of plants used in the arts, in medicine, and for ornament, with copious scientific and popular descriptions of each, accounts of their uses, and mode of culture, and numerous interesting anecdotes by Gilbert Thomas Burnett

AMANITA MUSCARIA. FLY AMANITA. Class XXIV. CRYPTOGAMIA.— Order IV. FUNGI. Natural Order, FUNGI. THE MUSHROOM TRIBE. Many species of this order are used as food, or rather as condiments; and several of them are known to ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

Amanita muscaria Description of fly agaric. Amanita-muscaria.htm Amanita pantherina Description of panther cap. http://www amanita-pantherina.php Amanita phalloides Description of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ecology (2014)

The toxicity of alkaloids from the fly agaric mushroom (Amanita muscaria, Figure 5) has been used since a long time by preparing extracts from the fruiting bodies in order to prepare fly traps.

Google previewThe Watkins Dictionary of Magic: Over 3000 Entries on the World of Magical Formulas, Secret Symbols and the Occult (2011)

by Nevill Drury Author

Amanita muscaria Also known as fly agaric, the beautiful redandwhitecapped mushroom of fairy tales, usually found growing in forests beneath birch, fir, and larch trees. This mushroom, one of the oldest hallucinogens known to humanity, was, ...

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

by Thomas Nordegren

Amanita muscaria A species, fly agaric, producing muscarine and ibotenic acid, a psychotropic substance. Ingestion causes intoxication (resembling drunkenness) and ultimately loss of consciousness. Amanita phalloides A species, the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of the Esoteric (2004)

3000 Entries on the Mystical and Occult Traditions by Nevill Drury

Amanita muscaria Also known as fly agaric, the beautiful red-and-white-capped mushroom of fairy tales, usually found growing in forests beneath birch, fir, and larch trees. This mushroom, one of the oldest hallucinogens known to humanity, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Mind Enhancing Foods, Drugs and Nutritional Substances, 2d ed. (2015)

by David W. Group

Alphamin Alphaprodine Alprax Alprazolam Alprocontin Alstonia scholaris Alstonia theaeformis ALT711 altered states ofconsciousness Alzheimer's disease Alzhemed Amanita muscaria Amanita mushrooms Amanita pantherina Amanita ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Health (2015)

due to Amanita muscaria or Amanita pantherina, which produce isoxazols, such as ibotenic acid and muscimol, that have toxic effects such as ataxia, excitotoxicity, and brain lesions.

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. Its pileus is bright red, the size of a large mushroom, studded with white or yellowish warts ...

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