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Definition of the noun Galerina

What does Galerina mean as a name of something?

Galerina is a genus of Cortinariaceae.

Galerina is a genus of Cortinariaceae.


Who is Galerina?

Galerina a.k.a. Gala Dalí, usually known simply as Gala, was the wife of, first, Paul Éluard, then Salvador Dalí, and an inspiration for them and many other writers and artists.


Galerina is a genus of small brown-spored saprobic mushrooms, with over 300 species found throughout the world, from the far north to remote Macquarie Island in the Southern Ocean. Species are typically small and hygrophanous, with a slender and brittle stem. They are often found growing on wood, and when on the ground have a preference for mossy habitats. This group is most noted for toxic species which are occasionally confused with hallucinogenic species of Psilocybe.

Phrases with Galerina

  1. Galerina Acre
  2. Galerina Nana
  3. Galerina Acris
  4. Galerina Laeta
  5. Galerina Minor
  6. Galerina Nyula
  7. Galerina Odora
  8. Galerina Agloea
  9. Galerina Aimara
  10. Galerina Alpina
  11. Galerina Andina
  12. Galerina Cainii
  13. Galerina Cerina
  14. Galerina Clavus
  15. Galerina Fallax
  16. Galerina Favrei
  17. Galerina Jaapii
  18. Galerina Laevis
  19. Galerina Lurida
  20. Genus Galerina

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Galerina

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Google previewThe Book of Fungi (2014)

A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred Species from around the World by Peter Roberts, Shelley Evans

occasionally broadleaf trees GROWTH FORM On stumps, dead trunks, and sawdust or mulch, in clusters ABUNDANCE Common SPORECOLOR Brown EDIBILITY Poisonous Galerina is a largegenus of small, brown agarics, many of which ...

Google previewHandbook of Mushroom Poisoning (1994)

Diagnosis and Treatment by Barry H. Rumack, David G. Spoerke

The genus Galerina is a forbidden group because the larger species, which grow on wood, are at times mistaken for honey mushrooms or other “stumpers.” In North America, Galerina includes at least one very common deadly poisonous ...

Google previewChanterelle Dreams, Amanita Nightmares (2010)

The Love, Lore, and Mystique of Mushrooms by Greg A. Marley

As its name implies, the deadly Galerina is a potentially deadly toxic species, containing the same cyclopeptide toxins that are found in death cap amanitas. Galerina mushrooms typically fruit in the same cool wet autumn weather that honey ...

Google previewSpiritual Concepts for a New Age (2012)

Psychic Serenity in the Human Experience by Connie Johnson

Deadly Galerina is a highly toxic mushroom with an innocent appearance; it represents the danger of superficiality in concepts and philosophies. It asks us to be willing to look beyond the simple presentation and understand the concept or ...

Google previewPsychedelics Encyclopedia (2013)

by Peter Stafford

Psilocybe stuntzii growing beside Galerina autumnalis. These two mushroom species, the first psychedelic and the second poisonous, often grow so closely that they appear to be clustered. The most reliable differentiating factor is spore ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

Galerina autumnalis Galerina marginata Galerina venenata Lepiota helveola Lepiota josserandii hydryl, phosphoryl, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Galerina (family *Cortinariaceae) A genus of *fungi, in which the * mushroomshaped *fruit bodies are yellowish, rusty, or brown, and small and slender, with a thin, fragile, central *stipe. Species are common in mossy areas in woods, *tundra, ...

Google previewDictionary of Toxicology (2014)

by Ernest Hodgson, Michael Roe

They are found particularly in species of two genera of mushrooms, Amanita and galerina. One species, A. Phalloides, is responsible for over 50% of all mushroom poisonings. See also: amanitin. cyclophospham See: cyclophosphamide.

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

by David W. Group

Conocybe cyanopus; Copelandia bispora; Copelandia cyanescens; Galerina steglichii; Gymnopilus aeruginosus; Inocybeaeruginascens; Inocybe coelestium; Libertycaps; magic mushrooms; ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition (2012)

by Carla Emery

And the poisonous Galerina marginata, which grows on wood, looks very like the edible Armillaria mellea. Even experienced mushroom hunters haveconfused these two. C ARLA 'SSIMPLEB UTTON -G ROWINGS YSTEM:It's easier thanmost ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Health (2015)

Several species of mushrooms are responsible for most fatal poisoning such as Amanita, Galerina, and Lepiota. A. phalloides contains two types of toxins, phalloidin and amatoxins. Phalloidin combines with actin in muscle cells. The a, b, and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York State (2005)

by Peter R. Eisenstadt, Laura-Eve Moss

and deadly galerina (Galerina autumnalis). Common wood rot fungi are artist's conk (Gano- MUSICAL ...

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Scrabble value of G2A1L1E1R1I1N1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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