POISONOUS AND HALLUCINOGENIC MUSHROOMS
by Michael W. Beug Email: email@example.com
The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA
Clitocybe dilitata, also known as Clitocybe cerrusata
var. diformis, is another poisonous mushroom containing significant
amounts of muscarine. The Clitocybe species have a white (sometimes
pinkish) spore print and generally have gills that are bluntly attached
to the stem or are decurrent and run down the stem at the point of attachment.
There are a few choice edible members of this genus but many can cause
serious poisoning. Correct identifications can be tricky.