Top 13 Poisonous Mushrooms
Many Mushrooms have Medicinal properties and bring positive health benefits. But our wast kingdom of fungi also has toxic, poisonous and even DEADLY ones.
First step to foraging mushrooms is to learn which ones are definitely not for pot!
And as someone joked: all are edible, but some only once.
PLEASE NOTE: It is important to know what type of mushrooms are you consuming. Don't take anyone world for proper identification. It is 100% your responsibility to do your own research before consuming any type of wild harvested mushrooms.
ALL THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE ARE ONLY MY OWN THOUGHTS BASED ON MANY YEARS OF DISCOVERY AND OBSERVATION. I DON'T TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY INCONVENIENT SITUATIONS OR BODY REACTION AFTER YOU CONSUMING ANY OF MUSHROOM SPECIES.
Here is the List of 13 most poisonous mushrooms.
First two: DEATH CAP & DESTROYING ANGEL are DEADLY!!!
1. Death Cap (Amanita phalloides)
Causing 90% of poisons, MOST DEADLY FUNGUS KNOWN!!!
3. Deadly Webcab (Cortinarius rubellus)
DEADLY POISONOUS, poison is called OVELLANINE.
Conifer, spruce wood
RARE IN UK
4. Funeral Bell (Galerina marginata)
Other names: Autumn Skullcap. Contains AMATOXINS.
Mixed, dead & decaying wood
5. Conocybe filars (Fool's Conecap/ Pholiotina rugosa)
DEADLY! Contains the same mycotoxins as Death Cap (AMATOXINS) which are highly toxic to liver. They are responsible for many deaths as often mistaken with PSILOCYBE SPECIES.
Lawn, compost, can grow on wood chips
6. Deadly Dapperling (Lepiota brunneoincarnata)
DEADLY POISONOUS! Contains AMATOXINS, IT CAN EASILY BE MISTAKEN WITH EDIBLE PARASOL MUSHROOM.
broadleaf and mixed wood, grassland
7. Fool's Webcap (Cortinarius orellanus)
DEADLY! Highly toxic, contains orellanine, when eaten destroys kidney and damages liver. Often unreversible.
8. Ivory Funnel / Fool's Funnel(Clitocybe dealbata/ rivulosa)
DEADLY POISONOUS! Contains potentially deadly amount of muscarine.
meadows, grassy areas
Rivulosa coastal sandy areas
10. Angel's Wings (Pleurocybella porrigens)
This beautiful fairy like mushroom, once considered edible, caused fatalities in Japan and should be treated as DEADLY POISONOUS!
damp, mossy, shaded conifer forests