jack-o'-lantern

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jack-o'-lantern,

common name for the mushroommushroom,
type of basidium fungus characterized by spore-bearing gills on the underside of the umbrella- or cone-shaped cap. The name toadstool is popularly reserved for inedible or poisonous mushrooms, but this classification has no scientific basis.
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 species Clitocybe illudens.
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With your carved pumpkins in the ground and your seeds.
Carved pumpkins on your front porch are fun, but never leave your pet unattended around a candle-lit pumpkin.
There were big toothy grins and jagged mean frowns, triangle-shaped eyes and surprised circular ones, to say nothing of cats and bats, skulls and spiders - just what you'd expect from the thousands of carved pumpkins at the third Jack-O'-Lanterns on Broadway in Eugene, a fundraising event for ShelterCare.
Once Halloween has passed, either compost your carved pumpkin or donate it to your local zoo - pumpkins are a special seasonal treat for zoo animals like elephants
We're offering discounted entry for up to four people throughout the school holidays next week in return for every donation we receive of a carved pumpkin for our Halloween pumpkin patch (discounted admission is PS10.
The Penistone Halloween Spooktacular will include a fancy dress and a carved pumpkin competition.
If you are aged between 5-14 years, we want to see your best Halloween carved pumpkin creations - the creepier and crazier the better
People interested in participating can submit a photo of their carved pumpkin to the dealership's contact.
Sponsors pledged $5 per carved pumpkin to the organization, said Bassi, a development officer for the organization.
Any child with carved pumpkin goes in free with a ticket-paying adult.
Give your home and garden a glow with carved pumpkin lanterns and colourful candles.
They're alluring even in daytime, thanks to reflective facets that no ordinary carved pumpkin can claim.