The intoxication by Amanita muscaria and relatives

Incubation : short (30mn to 4 hours).

Note : poisoning by the Panther Cap (Amanita pantherina) is more serious than the one caused by the Fly agaric (Amanita muscaria);

Toxic compounds involved :   muscarine (in small amounts, responsible fot the digestive disorders), and derivatives of isoxasol (responsible for the disorders of the central nervous system) such as muscaridine, muscimol, ibotenic acid, muscazone

Signs of intoxication :

Treatment :

Responsible species :

Other intoxications by mushrooms

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