mushroom poisoning

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Noun1.mushroom poisoning - toxic condition caused by eating certain species of mushrooms (especially Amanita species)
food poisoning, gastrointestinal disorder - illness caused by poisonous or contaminated food
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A very desert in the wood, whose growth of green is dank and noxious like that upon the top of standing water: where poisonous fungus grows in the rare footprint on the oozy ground, and sprouts like witches' coral, from the crevices in the cabin wall and floor; it is a hideous thing to lie upon the very threshold of a city.
The poisonous fungus, Amanita Phalloides, is better known by what name?
0030437) Derived from a poisonous fungus , it is called a psychedelic drug because of the psychological effects that it leaves on its users, including changed awareness of surrounding environment, among other sensations.