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Glossary: Amanita phalloides, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

Amanita phalloides

(a-muh-NY-tuh fuh-LOY-deez)

A type of poisonous mushroom that has harmful effects on the kidneys and liver. It is responsible for most fatal cases of mushroom poisoning. Also called death cap.

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2008-02-05