Definition of panther cap in English:

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panther 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.
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.

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