Cortinarius


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Cortinarius

a genus of the Basidiomycetes fungi; contains a cyclic peptide, cortinarin, which causes kidney damage, uremia. Includes C. orellanoides (C. speciocissimus), C. orellanus, C. splendens.
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Orellanus sendromu: Cortinarius grubu mantarlar etkendir.
They received dialysis after eating the Cortinarius speciosissimus - a mushroom whose toxins attack the kidneys - but Evans' condition is reported to be the most serious.
It has emerged the two couples were poisoned by the highly toxic cortinarius speciosissimus mushroom - not the destroying angel species originally thought.
The millionaire writer was taken to hospital after eating the rare Cortinarius Speciosissimus mushrooms, which he picked while out walking with his family.