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Barbaro was sent to the New Bolton Center in ______ _______, PA in hopes of being healed; mushroom capital of the world
Kennett Square, PA's promiximity to ______ ______ accommodates the short shelf life of mushrooms
examples of ______ include horse manure, corn cobs, brewer's waste, cotton seed meal, soy beans, castor oil cake
Package and send off
ninth and final step in growing mushrooms; must be done the same day the mushrooms are picked
eating too many mushrooms will cause an excess intake of ______ which sets off the digestive system
paper bags/wax paper
tools used in mushroom hunting that keep specimen separate while allowing air to pass
structure in mushrooms that is indicative of containing poison; egg-shaped and connected to the mycelium
separate the mushrooms
step three to collecting mushrooms; keeps edible ones apart form poisonous ones
truffles have a symbiotic relationship with ______ ______ and are consequently found underground
the hormones of truffles are the same as the sex hormones of ______ ; _______ are used to hunt these truffles because of the attraction
KiKi the ______ is a truffle hunter in France; often regarded as a better hunter than pigs because they do not eat the truffle
the story of Richard and his mushroom poisoning is set in _______ _______, Ithaca, NY
Amatoxins make up ______ percent of all mushroom poisonings and ______ percent of all fatalities
first symptom of amatoxin poisoning; lasts 6-24 hrs; feels fine but liver, kidney, and intestines are being attacked
kidney, liver, brain, heart
the final symptom of amatoxin poisoning; collapse of the _____ and ______; loss of ______ and _______ functions resulting in death
used to diagnose Amatoxin poisoning; involves ground up samples of the mushroom, newspaper, and HCl; blue=amatoxins
removal of amatoxin can be performed through the increase of fluids and increased excretion of toxins through _______
each person who consumes methylhydrazine has a different ______ ______ at which they die after having consumed a certain amount of methylhydrazine
_____ to ______ hours after consuming methylhydrazine, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and faintness
consuming methylhydrazine has more serious affects such as loss of muscular control, fever, jaundice, convulsions, or a comatose state which can result in death in as little as ____ days
muscarine poisoning stimulates the ______ glands resulting in perspiration, salivation, and _______
consuming muscarine poison has more serious affects such as blurred vision, muscle spasms, diarrhea, vomiting, heart beat slowing, drop in blood pressure that can ensue in as little as ____ hours
professional record-breaking Chinese runner that attributes increased endurance to caterpillar fungus
caterpillar fungus; attacks caterpillars and sporulates to produce a fruting body at the end of the caterpillar
caterpillar fungus improves sexual performance and is consequently known as the ______ fungus
floating blob in Kombucha tea that is a symbiotic association between yeast and bacteria in the genuses Acetobacter, Saccharomyces, and Brettanomyces
_____ in Kombucha can absorb harmful elements form its container which is why it is preferably made in a glass or plastic container
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