POISONOUS AND HALLUCINOGENIC MUSHROOMS
by Michael W. Beug Email: beugm@evergreen.edu
The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA
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Now we move to Group H, a diverse grouping of mushrooms containing a wide array of toxins that cause symptoms 30 minutes to 2 hours after consuming the mushrooms. Hebeloma crustuliniforme , commonly known as "Poison Pie" fits into Group H because the exact cause of poisoning is as yet unclear. Hebeloma crustuliniforme reportedly can cause rather severe gastrointestinal effects, though I have no confirmed poisoning reports from North America and some individuals insist that they find it to be edible. Never-the-less, because of its poor flavor it is rarely eaten.
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