Intoxication caused by muscarine

Incubation : short (1 to 4 hours after ingestion, less than 6 hours). The intoxication may prove deadly in the most serious cases.

Toxic compound involved : muscarine

Signs of intoxication :

Treatment :

Responsible species :

Note: the Fly Agaric contains only a very small amount of muscarine, in spite of what its name would suggest.

Other intoxications by mushrooms

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