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Definition of the noun amanita phalloides

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  1. extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base; differs from edible Agaricus only in its white gills
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonyms of Amanita phalloides: death angel / death cap / death cup / destroying angel
    • 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


"Amanita Phalloides" is a cataloged instance, composition.

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Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1913)

by Casey Albert Wood

Amanita phalloides. For an account of the ocular symptoms in poisoning from this fungus, see Amanita. Amanite. (F.) The generally poisonous fungus, Amanita ( q. v.). Amarant. (G.) Amaranthus. Amaranth. (G.) Amaranthus. Amasthenic.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

Amanita hygroscopica; Amanita ocreata; Amanita phalloides; Amanita suballiacea; Amanita tenuifolia; Amanita verna; Amanita virosa; Galerina autumnalis; Galerina fasciculata; Galerina marginata; Galerina sulcipes; Galerina venenata; ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Addictive Drugs (2002)

by Richard Lawrence Miller

Persons seeking amanita sometimes accidentally ingest Amanita phalloides, also called Death Cap and Death Cup, which can be deadly poisonous to the kidneys and liver. Confusion with other dangerous mushrooms has also harmed ...

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

by David W. Group

Alprocontin Alstonia scholaris Alstonia theaeformis ALT711 altered states ofconsciousness Alzheimer's disease Alzhemed Amanita muscaria Amanita mushrooms Amanita pantherina Amanita phalloides Amanita verna Amazeo Amazeo OD ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Amanita phalloides, see DEATH CAP; Amanita virosa, see DESTROYING ANGEL). A few species are edible. The fruit bodies are ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

Amanita phalloides (death cap, death cup) A species of agaric fungi found close to broad-leaved trees, with which it has a mycorrhizal association, throughout Europe, North Africa, and parts of Asia, and that has been introduced along with ...

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

by Thomas Nordegren

Amanita phalloides A species, the destroying angel or death cup, producing a hemolysin and a mixture of peptide toxins (e g., phalloidin) that are protoplasmic poisons. These cause irreversible damage in cardiac muscle, liver, and kidney ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2013)

by Robert C. King, Pamela Mulligan, William Stansfield

8 Amanita phalloides Sherrington, St. George-Hyslop et al., Schellenberg et al.; beta-site amyloid precursor protein-changing enzyme (BACE). Caenorhabditis elegans, conformational disease, neuregulins (NRGs). Amanita phalloides a ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

Amanita phalloides, commonly called Death Cup, is quite similar to the fly agaric. It is perfectly white, with white spores, and a ring on the ...

Google previewIFIS Dictionary of Food Science and Technology (2009)

by International Food Information Service

Amanita phalloides (Death Cap), A. virosa (Destroying Angel) and A. verna (Fool's Mushroom)). Ingestion results in abdominal pain, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biological Invasions (2011)

by Dr. Daniel Simberloff, Dr. Marcel Rejmanek

The ectomycorrhizal fungus Amanita phalloides was introduced and is expanding its range on the West Coast of North America. Molecular Ecology 18: 817-833. Pringle, A., J.D. Bever, M. Gardes, J.L. Parrent, M.C. Rillig, and J.N. Klironomos.

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