The Inkcap poisoning syndrome

incubation : short (from 20 mns to 2 hours after being ingested). The intoxication is aggravated when absorbed with alcohol.

responsible compounds :  derivatives of imadazol. It is believed the oxydation of alcohol is blocked and causes an accumulation of a toxic compound in the body (aldehyde).

signs of intoxication :

responsible species :

Other intoxications by mushrooms

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