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phallotoxin

[ fal-uh-tok-sin ]
/ ˌfæl əˈtɒk sɪn /
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noun Mycology.
any of a group of potent mycotoxins produced by certain mushroom species of the genus Amanita.
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Origin of phallotoxin

1965–70; <New Latin (Amanita) phallo(ides) one such species (see phallus, -oid) + toxin
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