Poisonous Clarkeinda Mushrooms
by Alan Foos
This is Clarkeinda trachodes. It has caused many deaths in China and Asia and seems not to be mentioned often, but it is extremely deadly. It killed eight people in the village where I lived.
I had a lapse of judgment and ate three. Symptoms appeared in about an hour, severe vomiting and diarrhea. I refused treatment, and left the hospital with 56/55 blood pressure. I took daily 50gm vitamin C, 20 tablets silymarin 140mg, 20 tablets ALA - divided among 2+ hour intervals, for 10 days. This indeed helped overcome illness and prevent liver damage. Fortunately, vomiting sets in more quickly than with amanitas.