Toxic Mushrooms for Pets

Updated on November 15, 2020

There four categories for toxic mushroom types. These are categories A, B, C, and D. While these particular mushrooms are toxic to dogs, pets, canine and humans, they are divided into several types depending on how they poison the body. Here is a list of poisonous mushroom types that you should avoid:

Poisonous Mushrooms with Gastrointestinal Distress effects

  1. Entolomo
  2. Chlorophyllum
  3. Boletus

False Morel Mushrooms

  1. Mushrooms in the Verpa genre
  2. Gyromitra esculenta (Beefsteak)
  3. Mushrooms in the Helvella genre
  4. Gyromitra caroliniana

Liver Toxic Mushrooms

  1. Lepiota (False Parasol)
  2. Galerina
  3. Amanita phalloides (Death Cap Mushroom)
  4. Amanita ocreata (Angel of Death)

Hallucinogenic Mushrooms

  1. Psilocybe
  2. Conocybe
  3. Panaeolus
  4. Gymnopilus

Poisonous Mushrooms with Muscarinic Agents

  1. Clitocybe
  2. Inocybe

Toadstool type Mushrooms

  1. Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric)
  2. Amanita pantherina (Panther Cap)

Each of these mushrooms has a different effect on canines, but regardless of what kind of effect they do to a dog each one of these mushrooms can prove fatal to a dog eventually.

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