Amanitopsis

noun Aman·i·top·sis \əˌmanəˈtäpsə̇s\

Definition of Amanitopsis

  1. :  a genus of agarics distinguished by the absence of an annulus and being with a few exceptions poisonous

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Origin and Etymology of amanitopsis

New Latin, from Amanita + -opsis


First Known Use: 1880


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