POISONOUS AND HALLUCINOGENIC MUSHROOMS
by Michael W. Beug Email: email@example.com
The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA
Russula nigricans, is a typical member of the compactae
group of Russula. These mushrooms have very crisp, firm flesh.
Russula nigricans and similar species like Russula albonigra,
Russula densifolia and Russula dissimulans that bruise red or
black contains unidentified toxins that can cause severe poisonings. Sesquiterpines
are the suspected problem.