All parts of the Death Cap mushroom
are poisonous and eating just one can be fatal.
Photo: Eating wild mushrooms can be an epicurean treat, but gathering gourmets must take care not to confuse death cap mushrooms
, above, with edible varieties now sprouting throughout the West.
At the opposite end of the scale is the death cap mushroom
- the most poisonous of all mushrooms.
Chris serves up a rogue risotto in the Diner and, because the dodgy dish contains death cap mushrooms
, both Alf Stewart (above) and Leah collapse and pass out.
In 2008, one woman died and another was seriously ill after eating toxic death cap mushrooms
on a trip to Ventnor Botanic Gardens on the Isle of Wight.
One woman died yesterday and another is ill after possibly eating poisonous death cap mushrooms
, police said.
An Italian couple who mistakenly ate lethal Death Cap mushrooms
received emergency liver transplants in a desperate effort to save their lives.
A MUM of four died after accidentally using toxic death cap mushrooms
to add flavour to her soup, an inquest heard yesterday.