muscarine mus·ca·rine (mŭs'kə-rēn')
A highly toxic alkaloid related to the cholines and having neurologic effects, isolated from certain mushrooms, especially Amanita muscaria.
|muscarine (mŭs'kə-rēn') Pronunciation Key
A highly toxic, hallucinogenic alkaloid related to the cholines, derived from the red form of the mushroom Amanita muscaria and other mushrooms and found in decaying animal tissue. Chemical formula: C9H20NO2.