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Noun: destroying angel
  1. Fungus similar to Amanita phalloides
    - Amanita verna
  2. Extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base; differs from edible Agaricus only in its white gills
    - death cap, death cup, death angel, Amanita phalloides

Derived forms: destroying angels

Type of: agaric

Part of: Amanita, genus Amanita

Encyclopedia: Destroying angel