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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 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 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 previewEncyclopaedia Medica (1902)

by Chalmers Watson

Amanita phalloides is another poisonous fungus, which, in addition to producing other symptoms, acts as a blood poison and causes fatty changes, especially in the liver, along with a hemorrhagic tendency, closely resembling the effects of ...

Google previewA dictionary of new medical terms, a suppl. to 'An illustrated dictionary of medicine, biology and allied sciences'. (1905)

by George Milbry Gould

Boudier from the fungus Amanita phalloides, Fr. Bulbus [pi., bulbi]. (See lllus. Diet.) B. cinereus. See Bulb, Olfactory (lllus. Diet.). B. crinis, a hair- bulb. B. oculi, the globe of the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: New volumes (1909)

Amanita phalloides, A. virescens, A. citrina, A. rozon(ia) + -ate.] Having the characters of the Its action is similar to Phanerozonia, a division of starfishes in which that of ricin and abrin. the plates on the margins of the arms are well 2.

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Small photo of Young sample of Amanita Phalloides or Death cap mushroom, one of the most dangerous poisonous mushrooms in EuropeSmall photo of Poisonous and deadly fungus Amanita phalloides. Publication of the book "Meyers Konversations-Lexikon", Volume 7, Leipzig, Germany, 1910Small photo of One almost fully developed sample of Death cap or Amanita Phalloides in foreground and younger sample in backgroundSmall photo of PARAGUAY - CIRCA 1984: a stamp printed in the Paraguay, shows mushrooms AMANITA PHALLOIDES, series mushrooms, circa 1984Small photo of Amanita phalloides, death cap family in the grassSmall photo of Death Cap Fungi - Amanita phalloides Growing on Cotswold Beechwood floorSmall photo of Death Cap Fungi - Amanita phalloides Growing on Cotswold Beechwood floor More...

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