poisonous mushroom


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poisonous mushroom

Toxicology A mushroom capable of causing toxic reactions or death Clinical Abdominal cramps, N&V. See Amanita phalloides, Chlorophyllum molybdites, Copinus atramentarius, Gyromitra esculenta, Inocybe spp, Muscaria spp, Psilocybe spp.
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There has been speculation the deaths might have been caused by carbon monoxide or by poisonous mushrooms.
Yes, I'll have the Routemaster crushed pigeon on a bed of potentially poisonous mushrooms with a pondweed jus, please.
Every year, people become ill after mistaking poisonous mushrooms for safe species or after eating poisonous reef fishes.
We gather over 11 varieties which we feel safe and confident about; however here I'll share three of our favorites, which are outlined in the Missouri Conservation Department's booklet, "Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms.
He's used those skills to create projects such as "The Mushroom Hunt," an interactive CD-ROM designed to teach mushroom hunters how to discern poisonous mushrooms from the edible ones.
On the other hand, mycologists generally agree that the most poisonous mushrooms are a few species of Amanita, called Angels of Death or Death Cap.
Authorities say poisonous mushrooms killed one student and sickened another man.
It is often difficult to tell the difference between harmless and poisonous mushrooms.
Fulminant liver failure frequently is caused by medications, ingestion of poisonous mushrooms, and hepatitis A and B.
In "The Glen" Jesse finishes her husband's unspoken plan to urge his retarded daughter, Cora, to eat the poisonous mushrooms in their wooded yard; she would recognize them as the same that Alice in Wonderland ate.
Sebastiani was the first fatality reported in a bumper crop of poisonous mushrooms that has hospitalized at least nine people in Northern California since Dec.
Adolescent and adult poisonings usually result from eating poisonous mushrooms or other "wild foods.