09 Jun '11, 1pm

5 Deadliest Mushrooms on Earth

5 Deadliest Mushrooms on Earth

"Amphon Tuckey, 39, was pronounced dead at her home, in Newport, Isle of Wight, in September 2008. Cause of death? Amphon had eaten the fatal mushrooms." ~BBC News Mushrooms touch our lives on a regular basis and are eaten and enjoyed by the majority of diners around the world. Yet even though most of the mushroom species might seem delicious, some could be potentially fatal if eaten Some people are unable to tolerate these toxic mushrooms and develop allergic reactions, and the consumption of other types can even lead to death. Though the list of mushrooms with proven, consistent toxicity is small, we must know in advance which ones to avoid to prevent “mycetism ”, that is mushroom poisoning. Let us begin... 5. Deadly Conocybe Photo: 414n Deadly conocybe is the name for a type of mushrooms that have conical caps and rusty brown gills. Also known as Pholiotina filaris , th...

Full article: http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/news-5-truly-toxic-m...

Tweets

5 Arrested for Feeding the Homeless

treehugger.com 09 Jun '11, 5pm

dumpster divers arrested and handcuffed , and another scavenger even swooped on by police helicopter . In Orlando, Florida...

New Google Earth offers detailed view of seafloor

e360.yale.edu 09 Jun '11, 3pm

09 Jun 2011: Detailed View of Seafloor Depicted in New Google Earth Maps New Google Earth maps enable the public and scien...

5 Most Notorious #Suicide Spots on Earth

5 Most Notorious #Suicide Spots on Earth

environmentalgraffiti.com 07 Jun '11, 4pm

San Francisco's famous bridge has the unenviable record of being the place where more people in the world commit suicide t...

5 Green iPhone Apps:

cleantechnica.com 12 Jun '11, 5pm

Gradivus on Sears Canada Bans Inefficient Lighting, Moves to LEDs cynthia shahan on Don’t Forget: Enter the CleanTechnica ...

FIVE MOST MASSIVE SWAMPS ON EARTH #aerial #photography #earth #travel

FIVE MOST MASSIVE SWAMPS ON EARTH #aerial #phot...

environmentalgraffiti.com 04 Jun '11, 1pm

Of course these are all exclusively freshwater wetlands, but we should not forget to include those swamps that border the ...