false death cap

noun

: an agaric (Amanita mappa) often confused with the death cap (A. phalloides) but having the cap usually lemon yellow or white with no trace of green and a very bulbous stem base with the volva separated from the stem by a distinct groove

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“False death cap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/false%20death%20cap. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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