"Death Cap" mushroom sends Victoria forager to hospital.

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    Seemingly not surprising, since they're reported to look like straw mushrooms, have a honey-sweet smell and a pleasant taste. From that article:
    Amanita phalloides - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia has a very detailed description.
     
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    Sympathies to the family.
     

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