Amanita phalloides

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Related to Amanita phalloides: Amanita muscaria, Amanita ocreata
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Noun1.Amanita phalloides - extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped baseAmanita phalloides - extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base; differs from edible Agaricus only in its white gills
agaric - a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
Amanita, genus Amanita - genus of widely distributed agarics that have white spores and are poisonous with few exceptions
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Phallolysin from Amanita phalloides is cytotoxic to HeLa cells and ascites tumor cells (sarcoma P43 of the mouse), Pleurotus ostreatus hemolysin possesses antiproliferation activities against human fibrosarcoma cancer cells HT-1080 and against human breast adenocarcinoma cancer MCF-7 cell lines, and Pleurotus eryngii hemolysin reduces the viability of leukemia L1210 cells (Berne et al.
The second question involved a suspected Amanita phalloides poisoning.
Amanita phalloides - commonly known as the death cap mushroom - poisoned five San Francisco Bay Area people earlier this year, forcing one 13-year-old girl to undergo a nine-hour partial liver transplant.
Based on the available clinical evidence it can be concluded - concerning possible risks /probable benefits - that it is reasonable to employ silymarin as a supportive element in the therapy of Amanita phalloides poisoning but also (alcoholic and grade Child 'A') liver cirrhosis.
The diagnosis of suspected poisoning by Amanita phalloides remains a challenge to emergency physicians.
The same mushroom - technically known as Amanita phalloides - is blamed for poisoning four members of the Chang family in Orinda earlier this week.
2 g/kg, respectively [8] but less toxic compared to the 10 mg lethal dose of Amanita phalloides amatoxin reported by Patowary [9].
In animals, silymarin reduces liver injury caused by acetaminophen, carbon tetrachloride, radiation, iron overload, phenylhydrazine, alcohol, cold ischaemia and Amanita phalloides.
Tumor therapy with Amanita phalloides (death cap): stabilization of B-cell chronic lymphatic leukemia.
4 mg of the [alpha]-amanitin can be obtained from 1 g offresh Amanita phalloides.