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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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He's the perfect choice for a Halloween jack-o'-lantern. There's just one problem Stumpkin has a stump, not a stem.
Whenever you light your jack-o'-lanterns for guests or trick-or-treaters, stay outside to monitor them.
They are grown for commercial use and are used for both food and recreation during holidays like Halloween, where pumpkins are used as jack-o'-lanterns, or at Thanksgiving, where the ingredient is a traditional part of the meal -- pumpkin pie is a favourite.
Jack-o'-lanterns, candy corn and spooky costumes may come to mind when you think about Halloween, but there is far more to know about to know about the holiday.
Clearwater, FL, October 29, 2016 --(PR.com)-- On Tuesday October 25th, 2016, Cub Scout Pack 313, chartered by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, got together at Camp Soule in Clearwater for their "Ichabod Crane Night." It is the night when the pack reviews recent rank advancements and enter their hand-carved jack-o'-lanterns for a contest in which everyone wins.
Someone's still got to make the jack-o'-lanterns. But footie ace Becks could always carve his way through defences - so those pumpkins should be no problem.
We'll embark on a treasure hunt to find the perfectly shaped, or perfectly misshapen pumpkins for our annual jack-o'-lanterns.
Other titles in the Our Holiday Symbols series that are equally highly recommended are as follows: "Fourth of July Fireworks" (9781631437441, $25.64) by Patrick Merrick, "Halloween Jack-o'-Lanterns" (9781631437458, $25.64) by Kathryn Stevens, "St.
The apps that come with Tiggly Shapes are Tiggly Stamp (from Jack-O'-lanterns to igloos, children build seasonally themed scenes); Tiggly Safari (construct friendly animals from the jungle, farm, and sea); and Tiggly Draw (indulge the inner Picasso using an iPad as a canvas and Tiggly Shapes as tools).
Pumpkins are really only good for looks, decor and jack-o'-lanterns.