Amanita muscaria



amanita muscaria

Amanita muscaria Amanita mus·car·i·a (mŭs-kâr’ē-ə)
n.
A toxic mushroom that contains muscarine.
Historical Examples

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

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