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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Clockwise from mushroom at bottom: Amanita muscaria, giant panda, Desmaretla, Euglena, Giardia, Trichomonas, star sand foram, Allogromia foram, Globigerina foram, Colpidium ciliates, Stentor, dinoflagellate, Coscinodiscus, Stephanodiscus, giant kelp, Gephyrocapsa, Ceratolithus, Phaeocystis, Magnolia, Galaxaura red seaweed, Scenedesmus green algae, Entamoeba, Tubulifera slime mold, Chaos amoeba, SOURCE: A.
Nehls and Hampp (2000) reported that in Amanita muscaria the expression of monosaccharide transporter was enhanced 4-6 fold in ectomycorrhizas compared to soil growing hyphae.
Amanita muscaria ydi'r enw gwyddonol arno fo a 'fly agaric' yn Saesneg.
Immunomodulating activities of carboxymethylated derivatives of linear (1[right arrow] 3)-alpha-D-glucans extracted from the fruiting bodies of Agrocybe cylindracea and Amanita muscaria.
AREINDEER feed on grass and lichens but also have a taste for the intoxicating toadstool Amanita muscaria.
In order to address these specific criticisms over 600 anecdotal accounts of Amanita muscaria inebriation and poisonings were collected and analyzed to determine the impact of preparation on Amanita muscaria inebriation.
Many are familiar with the classic "Alice in Wonderland" mushroom known as Amanita Muscaria, with its white stem, gills and red top with small white spots.
For example, the reindeer at Christmas harken back to a pagan ritual involving bright red-and-white polka-dotted Amanita muscaria mushrooms.
Unlike most of the other forced choice designs, a series of successful experiments were reported by Puharich (1959, 1962), one of which utilized a 10-image unseen picture-matching test with participants who had ingested the psychedelic mushroom Amanita muscaria.
Later in The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross (1970), Allegro hoped to convince his readers that early Christians were members of a fertility cult that feasted on the hallucinogenic red- and white-spotted cap mushroom, Amanita muscaria.
Those mushrooms known rarely to occur in North America, but documented from The West Woods herein, include Amanita muscaria variety alba and Boletus hortonii; although not considered rare, Pleurotus dryinus and Polyporus radicatus are not commonly found.
Wasson about soma being a variant of Amanita muscaria.