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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Amanita \Am`a*ni"ta\, n. [NL. See Amanitine.] (Bot.) A genus of poisonous fungi of the family Agaricace[ae], characterized by having a volva, an annulus, and white spores. The species resemble edible mushrooms, and are frequently mistaken for them. Amanita muscaria, syn. Agaricus muscarius, is the fly amanita, or fly agaric; and Agaricus phalloides is the death cup (or death cap). [Webster 1913 Suppl.]