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toadstool:

see 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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toadstool

[′tōd‚stül]
(mycology)
Any of various fleshy, poisonous or inedible fungi with a large umbrella-shaped fruiting body.

toadstool

any basidiomycetous fungus with a capped spore-producing body that is not edible
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