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Multiple Dogs in California Die After Eating Toxic Mushrooms

03/19/19 By
Merck Veterinary Manual

Recent weather has allowed growth of the toxic death-cap mushroom in coastal California, resulting in deaths of several dogs that consumed them. The highly toxic species can lead to death within 24-48 hours and can be fatal to people as well.

See more about the recent cluster of death-cap mushroom poisoning cases at the KSBY-TV website.

More information on toxic mushrooms is available in the Merck Veterinary Manual. 

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