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Poisonous plants and fungi 

Poisonous plants and fungi

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Poisonous plants and fungi
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Hans Persson

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.090301
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date: 18 August 2017

Many plants contain toxic substances heterogeneous in their chemical composition and diverse in their toxic effects. When classifying plant poisonings, a pragmatic approach is to look at the main clinical effects, but it should be emphasized that few plant toxins produce just one type of symptom, and symptomatology is often multiple, although some features predominate....

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