Fly amanita
Fly amanita Fly amanita, Fly fungus Fly fungus . (Bot.) A poisonous mushroom ({Amanita muscaria}, syn. {Agaricus muscarius}), having usually a bright red or yellowish cap covered with irregular white spots. It has a distinct volva at the base, generally an upper ring on the stalk, and white spores. Called also {fly agaric}, {deadly amanita}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Amanita muscaria — Amanita Am a*ni ta, n. [NL. See {Amanitine}.] (Bot.) A genus of poisonous fungi of the family {Agaricace[ae]}, characterized by having a volva, an annulus, and white spores. The species resemble edible mushrooms, and are frequently mistaken for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fly agaric — n. [orig. used as a fly poison] a poisonous mushroom (Amanita muscaria) usually having an orange or russet cap with white flakes and white gills: also fly amanita …   English World dictionary

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