The flagellate dermatitis poisoning syndrome

Incubation : from 1 to 3 days.
Responsible compound : lentinan (thermolabile polysaccharide).

The flagellate dermatitis is a rare disorder (intoxication or allergic reaction) occuring sometimes after ingesting raw of half-cooked Shiitake mushrooms, or when the subject develops an allergic reaction following a repeated consumption. It lasts from a few days to several weeks. It is currently still very rare in Europe.

Signs of intoxication :

Responsible species : The Shiitake.

Other intoxications by mushrooms

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