Homeopathy 2002; 91(04): 249-254
DOI: 10.1054/homp.2002.0056
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The toxicology of Amanita phalloides

MS Bonnet
1   Avon Prior, Durley Park, Keynsham, Bristol, UK
PW Basson
2   22: 16Henleaze Park Drive, Henleaze, Bristol, UK
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Publication History

Received08 October 2001
revised09 January 2002

accepted16 June 2002

Publication Date:
04 January 2018 (online)


This paper examines the biology and medical consequences of ingesting the potential lethal poisonous mushroom, Amanita phalloides, the Death Cap. The organism is a fungus, its structure, distribution and toxic components are described. Symptoms of human poisoning by Am. phalloides are described, following the order of Homeopathic Repertories.