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a deadly amanita (Amanita phalloides) with a white, scaly cap and a cuplike structure enveloping the base of the stalk of the mushroom
also death cup
A poisonous, usually white mushroom (Amanita phalloides) having a prominent cup-shaped base. Also called death cup.
(plural death caps)
- The deadly poisonous mushroom Amanita phalloides.