Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafesj

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Tony in Sweden Wildwood flower lyric question (17) RE: Wildwood flower lyric question 22 Aug 01

Here's some info I found......
A genus of mushroom containing a few species famous for their toxicity. There are many edible amanitas, but eating the wrong one can get you into heaps of trouble, not to mention the delerium, vomiting, diarrhea, cramps, liver failure or death.

Ref.Bks Bessete, A.E.1988. Mushrooms of the Adirondacks: A Field Guide. North country books, Inc. Utica, NY. 145p.
Fischer, D.W. and Bessette, A.E.1992. Edible Wild Mushrooms of North America: A Field to Kitchen Guide. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX. 254p.
Jenkins, D.T. 1986. Amanita of North America. Mad River Press Inc. Eureka, CA. 198p.
Lincoff, G.H. 1981. National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY. 926p.
Norton, S. 1996. Toxic Effects of Plants. Pp. 841-854. In: Casarett & Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, Fifth Edition. C.D. Klaassen, Ed. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. New York, NY.
Weiland, T., and Faulstich, H. 1983. Peptide Toxins from Amanita. Pp. 585-635. In: Handbook of Natural Toxins, Volume I: Plant and Fungal Toxins. R.F. Keeler and A.T. Tu, Ed. Marcel Dekker, Inc. New York, NY.
Happy Reading!!!
mvh Tony

Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.