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MUSHROOM HEALTH EFFECTS
Mushroom poisoning-also known as Fungi poisoning.

SHROOMS EFFECT: What are they?

Most people are only familiar with the popular button or portobello mushrooms they see at the grocery store. But there ​are so many more different types of mushrooms that you have probably eaten without you knowing it. Some mushrooms are edible and have tastes ranging from sweet to nutty, and others even taste like lobster.

Types of Mushrooms

BUTTON MUSHROOM
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CREMINI MUSHROOM
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PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM
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OYSTER MUSHROOM
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KING OYSTER MUSHROOM
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CHANTERELLE MUSHROOM
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PORCINI MUSHROOM
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HEDGEHOG MUSHROOM
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CHICKEN OF THE WOODS
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BLACK TRUMPET MUSHROOM
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WOOD BLEWIT MUSHROOM
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MOREL MUSHROOM
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ENOKI MUSHROOM
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SHIMEIJI MUSHROOM
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SHIITAKE MUSHROOM
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MAITAKE MUSHROOM
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REISHI MUSHROOM OR LINGZHI
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LION'S MANE MUSHROOM
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GIANT PUFFBALL MUSHROOM
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MATSUTAKE MUSHROOM

Some may look attractive to you, some may look interesting to you, some may look delicious to you, some may look less attractive to you. But all the above mentioned mushrooms has one common issue – NEGATIVE HEALTH EFFECTS TO THE HUMAN BODY.

These mushrooms are commercially grown and considered safe for human consumption, but some might produce serious side effects if you are allergic or they are contaminated.

Health Effects of Mushrooms

1.

One may experience instant fatigue after consuming mushrooms within an hour. Some may also feel less energetic and body discomfort

2.

It creates stomach problem, such as diarrhea. Other stomach problems are:

  • vomiting,
  • cramping 
  • nausea
3.

Hallucination is the state in which an individual becomes absent minded. The mushrooms alter the perception of reality after consumption for sometime. The individuals experiences this effect within twenty minutes of consumption. After half an hour to forty minutes the effect reaches its peak. Some may also hear sounds louder than normal in their stomach.

4.

Consuming mushrooms also result in skin rashes and skin irritations. Some may experience nose bleeding, dry nose and dry throat.

5.

After consuming mushroom 20 minutes to 30 minutes, some people may experience whole body tingling sensation. 

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6.

Some people experienced such headaches for more than a day, after consuming mushrooms.

7.

Mushrooms also cause anxiety in certain people, which ranges from mild to extreme levels. This side effects worsen when mushrooms are taken in high doses.

8.

Mental illness is the most serious side effect caused by mushrooms in certain people. Mental disorders, such as immense fear, panic attacks are experienced after taking mushrooms.

9.

Some people have also reported serious dizziness after few hours of consumption. Mushrooms also cause confusion when consumed in high dosage. They also cause consciousness for those with low blood pressure.

Mushroom :

Mushrooms are the fleshy fruiting bodies of fungi and include edible species in the genus Agaricus (button mushrooms, portabellas and criminis), Pleurotus (oyster mushrooms), and Volvariella, (straw mushrooms).  Excess consumption of contaminated edible mushroom can cause serious health effects and disease to the body – FUNGAL DISEASE.

Here are a list of fungal diseases caused by mushrooms

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FUNGAL NAIL INFECTION
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RINGWORM
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VAGINAL CANDIDA
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THRUSH
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CUTANEOUS BLASTOMYCOSIS
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VALLEY FEVER - COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS
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CRYPTOCOCCUS GATTII INFECTION
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HISTOPLASMOSIS
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PARACOCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS
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ASPERGILLOSIS
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CANDIDIASIS
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CANDIDA AURIS INFECTION
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CRYPTOCOCCUS NEOFORMANS INFECTION
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INVASIVE CANDIDIASIS
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MUCORMYCOSIS
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PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA
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MYCETOMA
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EYE FUNGAL INFECTION
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SPOROTRICHOSIS