The Fungus Amanita muscaria: From Neurotoxins to Vanadium Accumulation
Keywords:Amavadin, Bioinorganic, Chemical education, Chirality, Fungus, Neurotoxins, Vanadium
The fungus Amanita muscaria contains neurotoxins which account for its long-time use as a hallucinogen. In contrast, A. muscaria is also a bioaccumulator of high levels of vanadium, the reason for which is still obscure.
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