Definition of panther cap in English:

panther cap

Line breaks: pan|ther cap

noun

  • A poisonous toadstool which has a brownish-grey cap with fluffy white spots and white gills, found in woodland in both Eurasia and North America.
    • Amanita pantherina, family Amanitaceae, class Hymenomycetes
    More example sentences
    • Panther caps are distinguishable by their brownish-colored caps with off-white warts.
    • I've tried Fly agaric mushrooms (and panther caps) in my misguided experimental phase, and they contain a lot of the things that are poisonous in datura.

More definitions of panther cap

Definition of panther cap in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tortie
Pronunciation: ˈtɔːtiː
noun
a tortoiseshell cat