Fly fungus
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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