‘Death Cap’ Mushrooms Pose Threat to Dogs

‘Death Cap’ Mushrooms Pose Threat to Dogs

“Death cap” mushrooms, in particular – a member of the amanita genus of mushrooms – are a poisonous species found in Wisconsin and, more broadly, in the U.S. Ingesting even a single mushroom can be fatal to an adult human. Because pets typically have smaller body weights, doses can be lethal in less quantity.

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