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Homeopathy. 2004 Oct;93(4):216-20.

The toxicology of Amanita virosa: the destroying angel.

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Avon Prior, Durley Park, Keynsham, Bristol BS31 2AT, UK. Sam.Bonnet@gp-L81125.nhs.uk

Abstract

This paper examines the biology and medical consequences of ingesting the potentially lethal poisonous mushroom, Amanita virosa, the Destroying Angel. The fungus, its structure, distribution and toxic components are described. Symptoms of human poisoning by A. virosa are described, following the order of Homeopathic Repertories. Laboratory values for comparison with normal values of haematology, biochemistry and urine analyses are given.

PMID:
15532702
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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