ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Eating Foraged Wild Mushrooms

What clinical symptoms would be expected after eating a meal made with the pictured foraged wild mushrooms? Bradycardia, urinary incontinence, and bronchospasm Hallucinations Seizures and rhabdomyolysis Skin flushing and palpitations This post was expert peer-reviewed by Dr. Michael Beuhler, Dr. Bryan Judge, & Dr. Louise Kao. References Goldfrank, L. Mushrooms. In: Goldfranks Toxicologic Emergencies. 10e Eds. Robert S. Hoffman et al. New York, NY. McGraw-Hill. 2015. Michelot D and Toth B. Poisoning by Gyromitra esculenta-a review. J Appl Toxicol. 1991;11(4):235-43. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1939997. Horowitz KM and Horowitz BZ. Toxicity, Mushroom, Gyromitra. 2017. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK470580. Accessed 12/18/18. Leatham A and Dorran T. Poisoning due to raw Gyromitra esculenta (false morels) west of the Rockies. CJEM. 2007;9(2):127-30. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17391587 Brent J and Palmer R. Mushrooms. In: Shannon M, Borron S, Burns M, editors. Haddad and Winchester’s Clinical Management of Poisoning and Drug Overdose. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier; 2007. p. 455-72. Bio Latest Posts Alayna Prest, MDResident Physician Department of Emergency Medicine Indiana University School of Medicine Latest posts by Alayna Prest, MD (see all) ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Eating Foraged Wild Mushrooms – May 27, 2019 Bio Twitter Latest Posts Kristine Nañagas, MDAssociate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine Indiana University School of Medicine @toxindianaBecause knowing how and why can lead you to what. Latest posts by Kristine Nañagas, MD (see all) ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Eating Foraged Wild Mushrooms – May 27, 2019