Amanita muscaria


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Am·a·ni·ta mus·ca·'ri·a

a toxic species of mushroom with yellow-to-red pileus and white gills; it contains muscarine, a cholinomimetic, which produces psychosislike states and other symptoms.
Synonym(s): fly agaric

Amanita muscaria

A poisonous red-speckled mushroom which, with related species, A pantheria, contains muscarine. It is a cousin of the deadly "Angel of Death" mushroom.

Clinical findings
Patient becomes drowsy 20 to 90 minutes after ingestion, then manic/agitated; in children, seizures may occur.
 
Management
Supportive, drugs for seizures.

Am·a·ni·ta mus·ca·ri·a

(am'ă-nī'tă mŭs-kă'rē-ă)
A toxic species of mushroom with yellow to red pileus and white gills; contains muscarine, which produces psychosislike states and other symptoms.
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We walked back a while searching for edible mushrooms, and I went into a small wood scattered with silver birch hoping to find more Amanita muscaria.
AcH 505 promotes the growth and mycorrhiza formation by symbiotic fungi Amanita muscaria and Suillus bovinus, but it is antagonistic against Heterobasidion annosum.
Muscimol is five to 10 times more potent than ibotenic acid, and is likely the primary contributor to the psychoactive effects of Amanita muscaria intoxication.
Al Amanita muscaria tambien se le conoce como <<matamoscas>> porque se empleaba como <<remedio>> para librarse de estos molestos insectos.
Nevertheless, one early study found an increase in psi scores with psilocybin (significance unknown), and another study found a significant effect of Amanita muscaria mushrooms on psi, but caution is raised about the lack of peer review with the latter study.
Amanita muscaria y otros amanitas (como el caesaria u hongo ahuevado) pueden ser unos de los hongos alucinogenos mas antiguamente usados por el hombre.
Wasson about soma being a variant of Amanita muscaria.
Familiar taxa in our data set include the cultivated button mushroom Agaricus bisporus and the mycorrhizal "fly agaric" Amanita muscaria.
Algunos hongos comunes en el bosque de pino-encino dentro de la zona de estudio fueron: Amanita muscaria (Sing.
In terms of neurochemistry, the flood of serotonins produced by this encounter bears close resemblance to the so-called religious experience and to the pharmacology of shamanistic stimulants like Amanita muscaria and Belladona vulgari.
On the contrary, Amanita muscaria allowed the Chukchi who were not shamans to communicate with the other world.
Fly Agaric, also known as Amanita Muscaria, is well-known as a poisonous mushroom.