Definition of Amanita phalloides

1. Noun. Extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base; differs from edible Agaricus only in its white gills.

Exact synonyms: Death Angel, Death Cap, Death Cup, Destroying Angel
Generic synonyms: Agaric
Group relationships: Amanita, Genus Amanita



Medical Definition of Amanita phalloides

1. A poisonous species of mushroom known for destructive effects on the liver and kidneys. (27 Sep 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Amanita Phalloides

amalgamates
amalgamating
amalgamation
amalgamations
amalgamative
amalgamator
amalgamators
amalgamize
amalgamized
amalgamizes
amalgamizing
amalgams
amandine
amandines
amanita
amanita phalloides (current term)
amanitas
amanitin
amanitine
amanitines
amanitins
amanitoid
amanse
amantadine
amantadine hydrochloride
amantadines
amanuenses
amanuensis
amapakati
amapakatis

Literary usage of Amanita phalloides

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1906)
"It has also been shown that extracts of amanita phalloides are profoundly poisonous.to animals, the latter showing lesions characteristic ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1909)
"This substance is at times present in amanita phalloides in the greatest abundance, and is more resistant to heat than is usually believed. ..."

3. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"The symptoms of poisoning by amanita phalloides usually do not develop for from 6 to 15 hours after ingestion, the onset being marked by very sudden, ..."

4. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"From amanita phalloides, two interesting principles were isolated in pure ... Symptoms of amanita phalloides Poisoning.—These set in after a latent period ..."

5. A Text-book of Biology for Students in General, Medical and Technical Courses by William Martin Smallwood (1918)
"amanita phalloides. (Rusby.) responsible for the symptoms seen in poisoning with ... Five cubic centimeters of the extract of amanita phalloides killed a ..."

6. The Natural History of the Toronto Region, Ontario, Canada by Canadian Institute (1849-1914), J H Faull (1913)
"The Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria) and amanita phalloides (including all its varieties, ... The variety of amanita phalloides, which has a brownish pileus, ..."

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