Suspect mushroom poisoning? Here's where to go for help

If you suspect that you or someone else has consumed a poisonous mushroom:

• Go to the nearest hospital

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• Call 911 or the 24-hour B.C. Drug and Poison Information Centre at 1-800-567-8911

• Keep a sample of the mushroom for testing

For more information on death cap mushrooms:

B.C. Centre for Disease ­Control

South Vancouver Island ­Mycological Society

University of B.C.

If you see death cap mushrooms, report them to:

• The province’s Invasive ­Species of Concern page

Electronic Atlas of the Flora of B.C.

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