The World’s Deadliest Mushroom May Finally Have an Antidote

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Almost all mushroom-related fatalities worldwide are caused by a single group of molecules: cyclopeptides​, which are found in death caps and destroying angels. ​A single mushroom from this family can contain enough toxin to destroy your liver or even kill you. And there’s no antidote for mushroom poisoning. But that could change very soon…

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Matthew Radcliff

Elaine Seward
Andrew Sobey
Darren Weaver

George Zaidan

George Zaidan

Scientific Consultants:
Leila Duman, Ph.D.
Clare H. Scott Chialvo, Ph.D.
Annie Weissman, M.D.
Brianne Raccor, Ph.D.

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Director of Programming for PBS: Gabrielle Ewing
Assistant Director of Programming for PBS: John Campbell

This video displays proprietary technology developed by University of Copenhagen. Patent pending. The technology is undergoing development and is not yet commercially available.

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