Amanita muscaria Amanita mus·car·i·a (mŭs-kâr’ē-ə)
A toxic mushroom that contains muscarine.
The name given by Letellier to the poisonous principle of amanita muscaria, and some other species of fungi.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley
Many spots in the copse are brilliant with large groups of the scarlet-capped Fly Agaric (amanita muscaria).
Wood and Garden Gertrude Jekyll
I do think I espy about twenty yards ahead the fly agaric (amanita muscaria).
Country Walks of a Naturalist with His Children W. Houghton
any agaricaceous fungus of the genus Amanita, comprised chiefly of poisonous species. Historical Examples The species of this subgenus were formerly included in amanita. Student’s Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous Thomas Taylor It is true that the amanita has both, but it must be known by other characteristics. The Mushroom, Edible and […]
- Amanita phalloides
amanita phalloides Amanita phalloides Amanita phal·loi·des (fə-loi’dēz’) n. A mushroom containing toxins such as phalloidine and amanitin that cause gastroenteritis and necrosis of the liver and kidneys. Historical Examples Or affirmed that the phalloidin of the amanita phalloides was very nearly related to, and perhaps identical with, strychnine. Student’s Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible […]
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a water-soluble crystalline substance, C 10 H 17 NHCl, used as an antiviral and antiparkinsonian drug. noun an antiviral drug used in the treatment of some types of influenza and to reduce some of the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease amantadine a·man·ta·dine (ə-mān’tə-dēn’) n. An antiviral drug also used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.