sulfur tuft

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sulfur tuft

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sulfur tuft (plural sulfur tufts)

  1. (mycology) A yellow poisonous fungus, Hypholoma fasciculare (= Naematoloma fasciculare).
    • 2009, Steve Parker, Molds, Mushrooms & Other Fungi, page 33,
      The fasciculol poisons in the sulfur tuft damage the stomach and intestines, causing vomiting and diarrhea.
    • 2010, Jan Szyszko, Forest Policies, Carbon Sequestration and Biodiversity Protection, R. Ragaini (editor), International Seminar on Nuclear War and Planetary Emergencies: 42nd Session, page 72,
      Finally, the mass appearance of fungi species such as sticky buns (Suillus luteus), sulfur tufts (Hypholoma fasciculare) or, slightly later, chanterelles (Cantharellus cibarius) and porcinis (Boletus edulis) would not be possible (Figure 6).
    • 2012, Donald G. Barceloux, Medical Toxicology of Natural Substances, unnumbered page,
      The sulfur tuft [Hypholoma fasciculare (Huds.) P. Kumm.] has been associated with mushroom poisoning,8,9 but the toxic constituents have not been identified.