Paper 2: Fungal Diseases & Poisonous Mushrooms For this bonus assignment, review

Paper 2: Fungal Diseases & Poisonous Mushrooms
For this bonus assignment, review the attached PowerPoint, pick one (1) of the species (or genera, if necessary) of poisonous mushrooms discussed in the PowerPoint, and answer the following questions in a 1-2 page double-spaced response (12 pt Times New Roman font):
1) What is the name (scientific and common) of your chosen mushroom?
2) What group (chytrids, ascomycota, basidiomycota, deuteromycota, or zygomycota) of fungi does your mushroom belong to?
3) What type of toxin(s) does your chosen mushroom contain?
4) What symptoms does exposure to your chosen mushroom cause in humans?
5) What is the prognosis for a patient after ingestion?

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