death cup

  1. a poisonous mushroom of the genus Amanita.
  2. the part of this mushroom that persists around the base of the stalk as a membranous cup.

Origin of death cup

First recorded in 1900–05 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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