[Amanita pantherina and Amanita muscaria poisonings--pathogenesis, symptoms and treatment].

@article{TupalskaWilczyska1997AmanitaPA,
  title={[Amanita pantherina and Amanita muscaria poisonings--pathogenesis, symptoms and treatment].},
  author={K Tupalska-Wilczyńska and R Ignatowicz and A Poziemski and H W{\'o}jcik and Grzegorz M. Wilczynski},
  journal={Polski merkuriusz lekarski : organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego},
  year={1997},
  volume={3 13},
  pages={30-2}
}
Amanita pantherina and Amanita muscaria are commonly occurring mushrooms in Polish forests. They contain ibotenic acid and muscimol: the substances reacting with neurotransmitter receptors in central nervous system. The ingestion of these mushrooms produces a distinctive syndrome consisting of alternating phase of drowsiness and agitation with hallucinations, and sometimes with convulsions. The diagnosis of Amanita pantherina or Amanita muscaria poisoning is established by means of mycologic… CONTINUE READING

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