Amanita muscaria

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Noun1.Amanita muscaria - poisonous (but rarely fatal) woodland fungus having a scarlet cap with white warts and white gillsAmanita muscaria - poisonous (but rarely fatal) woodland fungus having a scarlet cap with white warts and white gills
agaric - a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
Amanita, genus Amanita - genus of widely distributed agarics that have white spores and are poisonous with few exceptions
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Amanita'r gwybed - fly-agaric Llun: Bethan Wyn Jones
Quoting from Wasson's evidence on the consumption of fly-agaric among tribes in North-East Siberia, Brough points out that there are repeated references to coma induced by the fly-agaric.
He told a seminar this week that the Sami people of Lapland used to feed their reindeer hallucinogenic fly-agaric mushrooms.