Public Description of Galerina marginata (Batsch) Kühner

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Name: Galerina marginata (Batsch) Kühner
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Description status: Unreviewed

Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Hymenogastraceae


Uses:

Contains large amounts of amanitins!
consumption will result in potentially fatal liver damage
amanitins extracted from this mushroom have been used in cancer research


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Description editors: Erlon Bailey, Jacob Kalichman, Joseph D. Cohen, PinkNightmares