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International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms
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ISSN Print: 1521-9437
ISSN Online: 1940-4344

International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms

DOI: 10.1615/IntJMedMushr.v11.i1.120
pages 101-102

A False Morel, Gyromitra esculenta (Pers.) Fr. (Ascomycetes), Poisoning in Turkey

Aziz Turkoglu
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Arts, Nevsehir University, 50300-Nevsehir,Turkey
Mustafa Isiloglu
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Arts, Mugla University, 48100-Mugla, Turkey
Hakan Alli
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Arts, Mugla University, 48100-Mugla, Turkey
Tugrul Karakus
Department of Pediatry, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, 20017-Denizli, Turkey

ABSTRACT

A case of mushroom poisoning by false morel, Gyromitra esculenta (Pers.) Fr. (Ascomycetes), in Denizli, Turkey, is reported and documented. A short description of the taxon, case of poisoning, and taxonomic discussions of G. esculenta is presented.


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