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Doctor insights on: Poisonous Mushroom

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Can poisonous mushrooms cause hallucination?

Can poisonous mushrooms cause hallucination?

yes: Many different types may cause hallucinations, other symptoms, and also some, eventually death. Never trust mushrooms that are picked by someone that is not an (official) expert. Only edible mushrooms should be found in stores, and approved for human consumption. Ask your dr for advice. Good luck. ...Read more

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Laurie found a yellow mushroom in my garden and ate 2 bites. We think its leucocoprinus birnbaumii. Is this poisonous? What should we do?

Laurie found a yellow mushroom in my garden and ate 2 bites. We think its leucocoprinus birnbaumii. Is this poisonous? What should we do?

Possibly poisonous: Leucocoprinus birnbaumii is considered "possibly poisonous" or "poisonous" by various experts. The most likely symptom is stomach pain/cramping and nausea/vomiting but 2 bites are unlikely to cause serious problems. One should never eat wild mushrooms unless they are willing to bet their life that they are safe. I advise you take the homeopathic remedy nux vomica and call poison control as well. ...Read more

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Is a thorn bug poisonous?

Odd looking bug.: I could not locate any literature that suggested that a thorn bug was poisonous. ...Read more

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What are the different type of poisonous spiders?

What are the different type of poisonous spiders?

See below: In the usa, the only medically significant spiders as related to human illness are: black widow species (lactrodectus species), recluse species (loxoceles species), hobo spider (tegenaria agrestis), and ? Yellow sac spider. ...Read more

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Are poinsettias or any other holiday plants poisonous?

Are poinsettias or any other holiday plants poisonous?

Yes: Eating poinsettia leaves can cause nausea and vomiting in adults and children. (as can cedar bark and pyracantha.) the sap can cause an allergic rash. Definite poisonous holiday plants include mistletoe, holly, amaryllis, daffodils, jerusalem cherry, and lilies. ...Read more

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What plants are poisonous or dangerous in the backyard?

What plants are poisonous or dangerous in the backyard?

Too many to list: There are a multitude of plants that have toxic parts that if eaten will create problems. It's a good idea to know what is in your yard and investigate the specifics. A great resource is the texas poison cotrol page at www.Poisoncontrol.Org also 1-800-222-1222. The page has a search feature with plant photo's to help you identify common plants of interest. ...Read more

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What are some syptoms if you got bit by something poisonous?

Varies: Some venomous bites cause local tissue injuries such as the brown recluse spider while others like the black widow spider and many venomous snakes have a more wide spread effect. ...Read more

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Are blowfish poisonous to eat?

Are blowfish poisonous to eat?

Tetrodotoxin: Tetrodotoxin is found in certain parts of a blowfish and is a exceptionally lethal poison. ...Read more

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