from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several poisonous mushrooms of the genus Amanita.
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- n. A deadly toxic mushroom in the Amanita genus; Amanita virosa.
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- n. fungus similar to Amanita phalloides
- 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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