Meaning of LEPIOTA in English

ˌlepēˈōd.ə noun

Etymology: New Latin, from Greek lepion thin rind, scurf, diminutive of lepos rind, husk, scale, from lepein to peel — more at leper

1. capitalized : a genus of white-spored agarics having a prominent annulus and a flat expanded pileus and including several edible mushrooms (as L. procera ) and others (as L. morgani ) regarded as poisonous

2. -s : any fungus of the genus Lepiota — called also parasol mushroom

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