death angel

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death angel:

see mushroommushroom,
type of basidium fungus characterized by spore-bearing gills on the underside of the umbrella- or cone-shaped cap. The name toadstool is popularly reserved for inedible or poisonous mushrooms, but this classification has no scientific basis.
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All parts of the Death Cap mushroom are poisonous and eating just one can be fatal.
Death caps contain 20 different poisons and are responsible for 90% of all mushroom deaths.
Beware: mushrooms growing under oak trees are more likely to be death caps.
The Death Cap fungus is regarded as one of the most lethal plants known to science.
On the other hand, mycologists generally agree that the most poisonous mushrooms are a few species of Amanita, called Angels of Death or Death Cap.
In California, there have been several poisonings and some deaths from eating Amanita phalloides, or the death cap mushroom.
Mistake a death cap for Caesar's amanita and in hours a hepatic hole opens into the sky.
A MUM of four died after accidentally using toxic death cap mushrooms to add flavour to her soup, an inquest heard yesterday.
If only she knew that Ioan had taught him everything he needed to know about fungi, so that morning, he had no problem spotting a death cap poking through the snow, and knowing exactly what to do with it.
She ate what are believed to be death cap fungi for lunch with Thai sausages with her niece Kannika Tuckey on Monday.
THE world's deadliest mushroom is the Death Cap, which contains five different poisons that can cause diarrhoea and vomiting, closely followed by damage to the kidneys and liver.
Experts say the death cap has flourished on the West Coast in recent years, extending its range from Fresno to Washington state and appearing in far greater numbers.