Toxic condition caused by the ingestion of certain mushrooms, especially two species of Amanita. The poisoning occurs in minutes or hours.

In poisoning, the symptoms caused by toxic peptides may appear within a few minutes of ingestion, and include abdominal pain, vomiting, nausea, salivation, sweating, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, difficulty breathing and thirst. In severe cases, convulsions and circulatory collapse.


Non-edible and poisonous mushrooms

¤ Amanita fly, and is known to fungus Amanita muscaria, is a scarlet cap, turns orange if discolored, scaly white or white sheets, the base of the foot is thickened, with concentric ridges. It’s commonly found in coniferous forests.
¤ Orona green, so the fungus is known Amanita phalloides, is an olive green cap. It has white flakes and the foot more clear than the cap, sometimes almost white, has a volva. It lives in deciduous forests and calcareous soil. It is deadly.
¤ Orona is the fungus white Amanita verna, is a white hat, is flat in adulthood, his foot is long and thin, with its swollen base involved in the volva. It grows in sunny places with water in the subsoil. It is deadly.
¤ Amanita panther, is the fungus Amanita pantherina, Is an earthy brown cap with small white scales, foot short and white, volva and ring-shaped annular ridges. It is found in sandy beech. It poisonous.
¤ Níscalo false or Torminosus Lactarius, is a pink hat, with red areas, and its flesh is firm and white, white latex, pungent and spicy. It grows in waterlogged soil forests.
¤ Spicy or Ticket Piperatus Boletus, somrerillo is a reddish brown or yellowish brown, convex, and its bottom is ocher, soft and spicy meat. Found in roadsides of coniferous forests.
¤ Red Pie bitter or Boletus calopusIs an irregular cap, cracked surface in adulthood, his foot is globose, pink, its hymenium is tight, yellow, with fine tubules. Inhabits forests of sandy soil.
¤ The devil or Ticket Boletus satanas is a white cap and kill large, measuring 10 to 40 inches, almost free tubes are first yellow, then red, his foot is very thick, often esferoideo, white or yellow flesh, which azulea the air, is smelly. It lives in dry forests, oak and heather among others.
¤ Seta misleading or Sinuatus Rhodophyllus, Is a pearl gray hat yellowish beige sheets at first pink and then, his foot is white, sometimes curved, without a ring. It inhabits deciduous forests, clear and dry.
¤ Witch or Inocybe patouillardii, Is a white hat happens to pale brown, dirty, with the edge split; sheets at first white, then gray olive, the foot is of uniform thickness. He lives in the woods of calcareous soil.
¤ Lepiota red meat or Lepiota helveolaIs a cap at first clavate, after umbrella-shaped, measuring 2 to 5 inches in diameter, red meat to be cut, thin, usually curved foot. It grows in meadows and gardens.


Often used to treat atropine. The phalloidin to Amanita phalloides and Amanita verna is much more toxic, although slower acting, producing similar symptoms, also liver damage, kidney failure and gastric lavage with a weak solution of tannic acid or potassium permanganate, followed by a saline purgative. Intensive care and hemodialysis may reduce mortality. In some individuals, alcohol intoxication complicates the mushrooms and the combination of both has the effect of disulfiram. The like between the appearance of species of edible mushrooms and poisonous, causes, in most cases of poisoning.