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Toxic mushrooms -- Cholinergic

Toxic mushrooms -- Cholinergic: Introduction

Toxic mushrooms -- Cholinergic: Some mushrooms contain a toxic chemical called muscarine which causes cholinergic symptoms. Mushroom species from this group include certain species of Clitocype, Inocybe and Mycena. Symptoms usually occur within a few hours and tend to disappear within 24 hours. Fatalities have been reported but not in recent times. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Toxic mushrooms -- Cholinergic is available below.

Symptoms of Toxic mushrooms -- Cholinergic

Treatments for Toxic mushrooms -- Cholinergic

  • Symptomatic and supportive; decontamination; atropine may be needed if cholinergic effects are excessive
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Causes of Toxic mushrooms -- Cholinergic

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Prognosis for Toxic mushrooms -- Cholinergic

Prognosis for Toxic mushrooms -- Cholinergic: Severity of symptoms vary depending on the amount of plant material consumed and the body size of the person. Children tend to suffer more severe symptoms due to their smaller body size.

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