destroying angel

(redirected from Amanita virosa)
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Related to Amanita virosa: Amanita muscaria, destroying angel
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Synonyms for destroying angel

fungus similar to Amanita phalloides

extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base

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We tentatively identified it as Amanita verna or Amanita virosa. Either way it would have painfully killed us had we eaten it.