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Poisonous Mushrooms to the rescue

Poisonous mushrooms could be used to create new medicines.
Jennie Walters
Wed 17 Dec 23:11

You don't have to be a mycologist, or fungi scientist, to know some mushrooms are deadly. But mycologists are finding that poisonous mushrooms hold some interesting clues for future cures.

Imitating the way mushrooms create toxins--and the poison's swift, targeted attack on the body--could lead to new medicines.

The Michigan State University researchers behind the discovery studied amatoxins, produced by the galerina marginata mushroom, among others.

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