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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A poisonous, usually white mushroom (Amanita phalloides) having a prominent cup-shaped base. Also called death angel, death cap.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base; differs from edible Agaricus only in its white gills


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