Fly amanita


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1.(Bot.) A poisonous mushroom (Amanita muscaria, syn. Agaricus muscarius), having usually a bright red or yellowish cap covered with irregular white spots. It has a distinct volva at the base, generally an upper ring on the stalk, and white spores. Called also fly agaric, deadly amanita.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Rowe estimated this year there were more than 350 mushrooms on display, including beet red "Purple Corts" and lethal death caps, poisonous pink Mycena and whimsical Fly Amanitas. The festival's "best in show" was a Varnished Conk the size of a hubcap.