Types Of Mushroom

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Types Of Mushroom - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Of the mushrooms listed, which of them is poisonous to humans?

    • A.

      Penny Bun Mushroom

    • B.

      Field Mushroom

    • C.

      Jew's Ear Mushroom

    • D.

      Destroying Angel Mushroom

    Correct Answer
    D. Destroying Angel Mushroom
    Explanation
    The Destroying Angel Mushroom is poisonous to humans. It contains amatoxins, which are highly toxic and can cause severe liver and kidney damage. Ingesting this mushroom can lead to symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and ultimately organ failure. It is important to avoid consuming this mushroom as it can be fatal if not treated promptly.

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  • 2. 

    Which one of these mushroom species are safe for humans to eat?

    • A.

      Cortinarius Rubellus Mushroom

    • B.

      Destroying Angel Mushroom

    • C.

      Sulfur Polypore Mushroom

    • D.

      Devil's Bolete Mushroom

    Correct Answer
    C. Sulfur Polypore Mushroom
    Explanation
    The Sulfur Polypore Mushroom is safe for humans to eat.

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  • 3. 

    Of the mushrooms listed, which of them is not poisonous to humans?

    • A.

      Destroying Angel Mushroom

    • B.

      Death Cap Mushroom

    • C.

      Fly Agaric Mushroom

    • D.

      St. George's Mushroom

    Correct Answer
    D. St. George's Mushroom
    Explanation
    St. George's Mushroom is not poisonous to humans. This can be inferred from the question which asks for the mushroom that is "not poisonous to humans". The other three mushrooms listed, namely the Destroying Angel Mushroom, Death Cap Mushroom, and Fly Agaric Mushroom, are well-known for their toxicity and can cause severe illness or even death if ingested by humans.

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  • 4. 

    Of the mushrooms listed, which of them is poisonous to humans?

    • A.

      Field Mushroom

    • B.

      Penny Bun Mushroom

    • C.

      Jew's Ear Mushroom

    • D.

      Destroying Angel Mushroom

    Correct Answer
    D. Destroying Angel Mushroom
    Explanation
    The Destroying Angel Mushroom is the correct answer because it is widely recognized as one of the most deadly and poisonous mushrooms to humans. It contains a potent toxin called amatoxin, which can cause severe liver and kidney damage and can be fatal if ingested. This mushroom is often mistaken for edible varieties, leading to accidental poisonings. It is important to be able to identify the Destroying Angel Mushroom and avoid consuming it to prevent serious health consequences.

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  • 5. 

    Of the mushrooms listed, which of them is poisonous to humans?

    • A.

      Horse Mushroom

    • B.

      Death Cap Mushroom

    • C.

      Field Mushroom

    • D.

      Jew's Ear Mushroom

    Correct Answer
    B. Death Cap Mushroom
    Explanation
    The Death Cap Mushroom is poisonous to humans. It contains a deadly toxin called alpha-amanitin, which can cause severe liver and kidney damage and can be fatal if ingested. It is important to be able to identify this mushroom and avoid consuming it to prevent poisoning.

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  • 6. 

    Of the mushrooms listed, which of them is poisonous to humans?

    • A.

      St. George's Mushroom

    • B.

      Panther Mushroom

    • C.

      Penny Bun Mushroom

    • D.

      Bay Bolete Mushroom

    Correct Answer
    B. Panther Mushroom
    Explanation
    The Panther Mushroom is poisonous to humans.

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  • 7. 

    Which one of these mushroom species are safe for humans to eat?

    • A.

      Brown Roll-rim Mushroom

    • B.

      Common Puffball Mushroom

    • C.

      Panther Mushroom

    • D.

      Fly Agaric Mushroom

    Correct Answer
    B. Common Puffball Mushroom
    Explanation
    The Common Puffball Mushroom is safe for humans to eat. Puffball mushrooms are known for their unique shape and texture. When young, they have a solid white interior and are edible. However, it is important to note that only the young puffballs should be consumed, as they become inedible and potentially toxic as they mature and develop spores.

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  • 8. 

    Of the mushrooms listed, which of them is poisonous to humans?

    • A.

      Horse Mushroom

    • B.

      Fly Agaric Mushroom

    • C.

      Hedgehog Fungus Mushroom

    • D.

      Penny Bun Mushroom

    Correct Answer
    B. Fly Agaric Mushroom
    Explanation
    The Fly Agaric Mushroom is poisonous to humans. It contains toxins such as ibotenic acid and muscimol, which can cause hallucinations, nausea, vomiting, and in severe cases, organ failure. Ingesting this mushroom can be extremely dangerous and potentially fatal.

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  • 9. 

    Of the mushrooms listed, which of them is poisonous to humans?

    • A.

      Penny Bun Mushroom

    • B.

      Hedgehog Fungus Mushroom

    • C.

      Fly Agaric Mushroom

    • D.

      Horse Mushroom

    Correct Answer
    C. Fly Agaric Mushroom
    Explanation
    The Fly Agaric Mushroom is poisonous to humans. It contains toxins such as muscimol and ibotenic acid, which can cause hallucinations, nausea, vomiting, and other symptoms when ingested. It is important to avoid consuming this mushroom as it can be potentially harmful to human health.

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  • 10. 

    Of the mushrooms listed, which of them is not poisonous to humans?

    • A.

      Panther Mushroom

    • B.

      Field Mushroom

    • C.

      Fly Agaric Mushroom

    • D.

      Cortinarius Rubellus Mushroom

    Correct Answer
    B. Field Mushroom
    Explanation
    The Field Mushroom is not poisonous to humans. While the other mushrooms listed, such as the Panther Mushroom, Fly Agaric Mushroom, and Cortinarius Rubellus Mushroom, are known to be poisonous and can cause harmful effects if ingested, the Field Mushroom is safe for consumption and is commonly used in cooking.

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  • 11. 

    Of the mushrooms listed, which of them is poisonous to humans?

    • A.

      Giant Puffball Mushroom

    • B.

      Sulfur Polypore Mushroom

    • C.

      Morels Mushroom

    • D.

      Brown Roll-rim Mushroom

    Correct Answer
    D. Brown Roll-rim Mushroom
    Explanation
    The Brown Roll-rim Mushroom is poisonous to humans.

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  • 12. 

    Of the mushrooms listed, which of them is poisonous to humans?

    • A.

      Shaggy Ink Cap Mushroom

    • B.

      Field Mushroom

    • C.

      Chanterelle Mushroom

    • D.

      Cortinarius Rubellus Mushroom

    Correct Answer
    D. Cortinarius Rubellus Mushroom
    Explanation
    The Cortinarius Rubellus Mushroom is poisonous to humans.

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  • 13. 

    Of the mushrooms listed, which of them is not poisonous to humans?

    • A.

      Brown Roll-rim Mushroom

    • B.

      Panther Mushroom

    • C.

      Greengills Mushroom

    • D.

      Penny Bun Mushroom

    Correct Answer
    D. Penny Bun Mushroom
    Explanation
    The Penny Bun Mushroom is not poisonous to humans.

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  • 14. 

    Of the mushrooms listed, which of them is poisonous to humans?

    • A.

      St. George's Mushroom

    • B.

      Penny Bun Mushroom

    • C.

      Panther Mushroom

    • D.

      Bay Bolete Mushroom

    Correct Answer
    C. Panther Mushroom
    Explanation
    The Panther Mushroom is the correct answer because it is known to be poisonous to humans. It contains toxins that can cause gastrointestinal distress, hallucinations, and even death if ingested. It is important to be cautious when foraging for mushrooms and to only consume those that have been positively identified as safe.

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