Definition of panther cap in English:

panther cap


  • A poisonous toadstool which has a brownish-grey cap with fluffy white spots and white gills, found in woodland in both Eurasia and North America.

    • ‘Panther caps are distinguishable by their brownish-colored caps with off-white warts.’
    • ‘I've tried Fly agaric mushrooms (and panther caps) in my misguided experimental phase, and they contain a lot of the things that are poisonous in datura.’