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See death cap.
1. a poisonous mushroom of the genus Amanita.
2. the cuplike volva at the base of this mushroom.
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|Noun||1.||death cup - extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base; differs from edible Agaricus only in its white gills|
agaric - a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside