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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Haberl, B; Pfab, R; Berndt, S; Greifenhagen, C; Zilker, T 
Title:
Case series: Alcohol intolerance with Coprine-like syndrome after consumption of the mushroom Lepiota aspera (Pers.:Fr.) Quél., 1886 (Freckled Dapperling). 
Abstract:
Alcohol intolerance after consumption of wild mushrooms is a recognized phenomenon. This is best understood with Coprinus atramentarius. Its active component Coprine blocks enzymatic ethanol degradation at the stage of acetaldehyde, which is responsible for the well-recognized symptoms. Here, we report three events in five patients experiencing the same symptoms after consumption of self-collected Lepiota aspera. All had mistaken L. aspera for edible mushrooms as Amanita rubescens or Macrolepiot...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Clin Toxicol (Phila) 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
49 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
113-4 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1556-3650 
TUM Institution:
Toxikologische Abteilung