Below is a list of poisonous mushrooms. By no means they are comprehensive. This is also not an identification guide. Kindly get assistance from your field guide for any further queries.
This species is often mistaken for the meadow mushroom (Agaricus campestris) however, the yellow stain in the stipe base is not present in the meadow mushroom. This species causes mild to severe gastric upset. It commonly grows in lawns the same as the meadow mushroom.
A colorful red capped species with white or buff patches on the pileus contains muscimol which causes stomach upset, drowsiness, vomiting and loss of coordination and can also be hallucinogenic almost like intoxication. Some strains also contain muscarin. Hospitalization can result but is not fatal unless someone already has health problems. It fruits around pine and other tree species and is widely distributed.
This pure white species with its deep membranous volva (cup surrounding the base) is deadly poisonous. It contains the cyclopeptide amanitin which kills liver cells and without a liver transplant is often fatal. It is found associated with oak in Eastern North America. However, Amanita
A very bitter tasting bolete with cinnamon colored pores could cause severe gastric upset. However, the bitter taste usually rules out eating it. It is found associated with conifers or northern hardwood stands.
The toxin creates severe gastrointestinal upset over several hours. The green spore print and growth in a fairy ring clearly separates this species from the
his small brown mushroom which grows on wood is deadly poisonous. The presence of the cyclopeptide amanitin kills liver cells and like Amanita
Severe gastric upset, even requiring hospitalization, can result from ingestion of this species. Recovery is usually complete in a day or two. It can be found
A large number, if not all, of species of
This species contains psilocybin and psilosin hallucinogenic toxins. The possession of which is against the law. The blue stains on the stipe and pileus are highly correlated with the presence of the toxins. Recovery is usually complete except