Category: Poison

Poisonous mushrooms

Know Your Poisonous Mushrooms!

The 2016 mushroom foraging season has unfortunately been accompanied with numerous mushroom poisonings in the Pacific Northwest.  Fortunately, because of medical treatments originating in Europe, there have been no reported deaths even though some have ingested what are considered to be deadly poisonous mushrooms. Dr. Todd Mitchel of...

Poisoning Alert

                                                                                                                             Oregon Poison Center   Fast Facts   1-800-222-1222   ALERT      –   AMANITA SMITHIANA MUSHROON POISONING We have had several cases of Amanita Smithiana that has caused acute renal failure in the last few weeks. This mushroom is often mistaken for the pine mushroom or matsutake mushroom, even...

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