Definition of Amanita rubescens
1. Noun. Yellowish edible agaric that usually turns red when touched.
Generic synonyms: Agaric
Group relationships: Amanita, Genus Amanita
Derivative terms: Blush
Lexicographical Neighbors of Amanita Rubescens
Literary usage of Amanita rubescens
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1909)
"amanita rubescens Persoon from the collection of Mr. Morris at Stow and a yellow form of amanita rubescens from the Boston Mycological Club were examined by ..."
2. Studies of American Fungi: Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, Etc by George Francis Atkinson (1900)
"amanita rubescens Fr. Edible, but use great caution.—The reddish amanita, Amanita rubescens, is so called because of the sordid reddish color diffused over ..."
3. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Text-book of Mycology by George. Massee (1893)
"939. Distinguished by the scaly stem and rooting base of the stem. On the ground, in damp places. *** Volvo, entirely friable. amanita rubescens. ..."