Tricholoma equestre - How common is this?

Daniel B. Wheeler dwheeler at ipns.com
Wed Oct 17 04:02:16 EST 2001


hyphae1 at msn.com (Scott Mcphee) wrote in message news:<31e45eff.0110152056.76459f02 at posting.google.com>...
> There were couple paragraphs that were left out of that Associated
> Press report. This was mostly reaction by Dennis Benjamin. This can be
> viewed at:
> 
> http://www.healthcentral.com/news/newsfulltext.cfm?id=58840&StoryType=APNews
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Scott Mcphee
> 
Glad you posted where I could find Dr. Benjamin's comments, Scott. I
am now questioning the data as well.

Daniel B. Wheeler
www.oregonwhitetruffles.com
> "R.G.Woodside" <richwood at ns.sympatico.ca> wrote in message news:<3BA791B2.137A18AB at ns.sympatico.ca>...
> > A short article from Associated Press published in the local paper
> > describes a Tricholoma sp. as being popular across Europe and North
> > America. What have I been missing? [-- insert suitable emoticon here --]
> > Has anyone reading this tried it?
> > 
> > Richard Woodside,
> > Halifax, Nova Scotia.
> > 
[snip]
> > Brief Report:Wild-Mushroom Intoxication as a Cause of Rhabdomyolysis
> > Bedry R., Baudrimont I., Deffieux G., Creppy E. E., Pomies J. P.,
> > Ragnaud J. M., Dupon M., Neau D., Gabinski C., De Witte S., Chapalain J.
> > C., Beylot J., Godeau P.  
> > N Engl J Med 2001; 345:798-802, Sep 13, 2001.
> > 
> > -----------
> > 
> > <http://content.nejm.org/cgi/search?fulltext=%22Tricholoma+equestre%22>




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