Definition of Jack-o-lantern fungus

1. Noun. A large poisonous agaric with orange caps and narrow clustered stalks; the gills are luminescent.

Exact synonyms: Jack-a-lantern, Jack-o-lantern, Omphalotus Illudens
Generic synonyms: Agaric
Group relationships: Genus Omphalotus, Omphalotus



Jack-o-lantern Fungus Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jack-o-lantern Fungus

jack-ball
jack-by-the-hedge
jack-easy
jack-fruit
jack-in-the-box
jack-in-the-boxes
jack-in-the-pulpit
jack-knife
jack-knifed
jack-knifes
jack-knifing
jack-knives
jack-o'-lantern
jack-o'-lanterns
jack-o-lantern
jack-o-lantern fungus (current term)
jack-of-the-dust
jack-rabbit
jack-staff
jack-tar
jack-up
jack around
jack bean
jack crevalle
jack fruit
jack in
jack ladder
jack mackerel
jack oak
jack of all trades

Literary usage of Jack-o-lantern fungus

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1. Pictured Knowledge; Visual Instruction Practically Applied for the Home and by Eleanor Atkinson (1916)
"Below, at the left, is the deadly amanita and on its right the jack-o-lantern fungus which although not deadly would, if eaten, make you very sick. ..."

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