Oyster Mushroom Reaction

Eric B Peterson do377 at cleveland.Freenet.Edu
Mon Oct 18 09:45:03 EST 1993

I agree with Sanford Silverman (article above).  One should
always try just a little when eating a new mushroom.  I have
tried several species with no problems but when I tried the 
honey mushroom (Armillaria mellea) I ended up with stomach
cramps.  Fortunately I had only eaten two bites so my reaction
was not severe.  This was a personal reaction, this mushroom
is not toxic to most people.
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