Definition of Jack-o-lantern fungus
1. Noun. A large poisonous agaric with orange caps and narrow clustered stalks; the gills are luminescent.
Generic synonyms: Agaric
Group relationships: Genus Omphalotus, Omphalotus
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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. ..."