Vermont Bar Journal, Vol. 40, No. 2 Vermont Bar Journal, Spring 2017, Volume 43, No. 1 - Page 12

Happiness ARM: Great question. The most com- mon deadly mushroom in Vermont is the destroying angel (Amanita bisporigera). JEB: It sounds harmless (laughs). ARM: It really is a destroyer. It can kill a healthy adult, just a couple, even one mushroom potentially, so it’s not some- thing you want to ever inadvertently eat. It is actually the first mushroom that we teach people about at our workshops and pre- sentations. We want people to know not to eat the destroying angel or not to even eat anything that looks at all like it. JEB: Wait, so you start with fearing the mushroom? ARM: The general tone of our workshop is combatting mycophobia and encourag- ing people to appreciate the wonders of the mycological world, but you know most of that fear is exaggerated but some of it has a basis in reality, like any fear. There are actually deadly mus ‘Ι½½΅ΜΙ₯‘Ё‘•Ι”)₯ΈY•Ι΅½ΉΠ°ΝΌ₯Ё₯́₯΅Α½ΙΡ…ΉΠΡΌ­Ή½άΡ‘”)ΝΡ…­•Μ…Ι”Ρ½Ό‘₯ ΡΌΡ…­”Ι₯Ν­ΜΈ)•ε•Μ°ε½Τ…Έ‘•¬½Υȁ±₯ΡΡ±”‘…Ή‘½ΥЁё…Π)έ”…±°Ρ‘”½Ι…• …ΝЁё…Ёݔ₯Ω”Α•½Α±”)½Έ„Υ₯‘•™½Ι…䁙½ΘΡ‘…Ё‘…丁%Ёѕ±±ΜΡ‘•΄)έ‘…ЁѼ­••ΐΡ‘•₯ȁ•ε•Μ½ΥЁ™½ΘΈ]”…±ΝΌ)ΑΥ‰±₯Ν Ρ‘…Ё½Έ½Υȁݕ‰Ν₯Ρ”½ΈΡ‘”Ι•₯½Έ΄)…°±•Ω•°•Ω•ΙδΝΥ΅΅•Θ…Ή™…±°°…ΉΝΑΙ₯Ήœ)‘ΥΙ₯Ήœ΅½Ι•°Ν•…Ν½ΈΡ½ΌΈ))θ%Ёͽչ‘́₯ΉΙ•‘₯‰±δ±•Ω•ΘΈ$‘½Α”)ε½Τ…Ι”έ½Ι­₯Ήœ½Έ„έ…δΡΌΑΙ½Ρ•ΠΡ‘…Π)Ή…΅”Έ)I4θe•… °έ”…Ι”Έ]”…Ι”±½½­₯Ήœ™½Θ΄)݅ɐΡΌΑΙ½Ρ•Ρ₯ΉœΡ‘”₯ΉΡ•±±•ΡΥ…°ΑΙ½Α•ΙΡδ)Ι₯‘ΠΈЁё”₯ΉΡ•ΙΝ•Ρ₯½Έ½˜±…܁…Ή΅δ•Έ΄)Ω₯Ι½Ή΅•ΉΡ…°₯ΉΡ•Ι•ΝΠ°…́ݔΝΡ…ΙΡ•Έ))θe•Μ°½˜½ΥΙΝ”Έe½Τ΅•ΉΡ₯½Ή•)™½½‘₯•ΜΈΌε½Τ‘…Ω”Ι•₯Α•Μ½Έε½Υȁݕˆ΄)Ν₯Ρ”°‰•…ΥΝ”$­Ή½άΡ‘”ƒŠq•…Ё΅½Ι”­…±—Št)Ν₯Ρ”‘…́ͽ΅”Ι•…Ёɕ₯Α•ΜΡ‘…Ё$‘…Ω”)ΥΝ•Έ)I4θe•Μέ”‘Ό…Ή$•Ή½ΥΙ…”Α•Ό΄)Α±”ΡΌ‘•¬Ρ‘…Ё½ΥΠΈ]”‘…Ω”‰••Έ‘Ό΄)₯ΉœΡ‘₯́™½Θ…‰½ΥΠ€ΰε•…ΊΉ½άΝΌέ”‘…Ω”„)‰₯œ…ɍ‘₯Ω”½˜‰±½œΝΡ½Ι₯•Μ…Ή½Ι…• …ΝΡΜ)…ΉΙ•₯Α•Μ½ΈΡ‘•΅ΥΝ‘Ι½½΅™½Ι…•ΘΉ½΄Έ))θ$…ΉΉ½ΠΡ•±°ε½Τ‘½ά΅…ΉδΑ•½Α±”)έ‘•Έ$Ρ½±Ρ‘•΄Ρ‘…Ё$έ…́₯ΉΡ•ΙΩ₯•έ₯Ήœ„)΅ΥΝ‘Ι½½΄™½Ι…•Θ°Ρ‘•δ₯΅΅•‘₯…Ρ•±δ΅…­”)…Έ…ΝΝΥ΅ΑΡ₯½ΈΡ‘…Ё'Še΄Ρ…±­₯Ήœ…‰½ΥЁё½Ν”)΅ΥΝ‘Ι½½΅ΜΈMΌ°$‘…Ω”ΡΌ…Ν¬Ρ‘”ΕΥ•ΝΡ₯½Έ)…‰½ΥЁΑΝ卑•‘•±₯Œ΅ΥΝ‘Ι½½΅Μ΄΄…Ι”…Ήδ₯Έ)Y•Ι΅½ΉΠ…Ήέ‘…Ё₯́ё”‘•…°έ₯Ρ ΑΝ卑”΄)‘•±₯Œ΅ΥΝ‘Ι½½΅Μό)I4θY•Ι΅½ΉΠ₯́„΅Υ ‰•ΡѕȁΑ±…”)™½ΘΡ‘”½ΥΙ΅•Π…Ή΅•‘₯₯Ή…°ΝΑ•₯•ΜΈ$)έ½Υ±Ν…δΡ‘…Ё½ΥΙ΅•Π…Ή΅•‘₯₯Ή…°…Ι”)Ρ‘”™½Ύ½˜½Υȁݽɭ͑½ΑΜ°…±Ρ‘½Υ έ”(ΔΘ)½˜½ΥΙΝ”‘Ό•ΠΡ‘½Ν”ΕΥ•ΝΡ₯½ΉΜ…́ݕ±°Έ)$Ρ‘₯Ή¬Ρ‘…Ё₯Ёɕ™±•Ρ́½Υȁ΅ε½Α‘½‰₯„Ρ‘…Π)Α•½Α±”…ΝΝΥ΅”Ρ‘…Ё΅ΥΝ‘Ι½½΅Μ΅•…ΉΜ)ΑΝ卑•‘•±₯Œ΅ΥΝ‘Ι½½΅ΜΈ%˜ε½Τ΅•ΉΡ₯½Έ„)Α±…ΉΠ°Α•½Α±”΅₯‘Ёё₯Ή¬½˜­…±”½ΘΙ‘Τ΄)‰…Ιˆ½Θέ‘…Ρ•Ω•Θ°Ή½ΠΉ₯‘ΡΝ‘…‘”°ΝΌ•Ω•Έ)Ρ‘½Υ ™ΥΉ€…Ι”„έ‘½±”­₯Ή‘½΄…Ή)Ρ‘•Ι”•ΙΡ…₯Ή±δ…Ι”΅ΥΝ‘Ι½½΅Μέ₯Ρ ΅…Ήδ)₯ΉΡ•Ι•ΝΡ₯ΉœΑΙ½Α•ΙΡ₯•Μ‰”Ρ‘•δΑΝ卑•‘•±₯Œ°)΅•‘₯₯Ή…°°½ΘΥ±₯Ή…Ι䰁ё…Ё½΅•ΜΡΌ΅₯Ή)‘•Ι”Έ ΥЁ$έ½Υ±Ν…δΡ‘…ЁY•Ι΅½ΉΠ₯́…Έ)₯‘•…°Α±…”™½ΘΡ‘•Ν”½ΥΙ΅•ΠΝΑ•₯•Μ…Ή)Ή½ΠΕΥ₯Ρ”ΑΙ₯΅”‘ΥΉΡ₯ΉœΙ½ΥΉ™½ΘΡ‘”)ΑΝ卑•‘•±₯ŒΩ…Ι₯•Ρ₯•ΜΈ))θ]•±°Ρ‘…Ё₯́±₯­”„Ή½ΙΡ‘έ•ΝЁ­₯Ή½˜)Ρ‘₯Ήœ°Ι₯‘Πό)I4θQ‘”Ή½ΙΡ‘έ•ΝЁ₯́ݑ•Ι”Α•Ό΄)Α±”ΥΝΥ…±±δΑΥΙΝΥ”Ρ‘½Ν”°…Ή‘½Ή•ΝΡ±δ°)ε½Τ‘…Ω”½ΠΡΌ‰”Ι•…±±δ…Ι•™Υ°‰•…ΥΝ”)„±½Π½˜Ρ‘½Ν”΅ΥΝ‘Ι½½΅Μ…Ι”₯Έ„Ι½Υΐ)…±±•1 7ŠeΜ€‘±₯ΡΡ±”‰Ι½έΈ΅ΥΝ‘Ι½½΅Μ€ΈQ‘”)Ρ•Ι΄ƒŠq1 7ŠtΙ•™•ΊѼ΅…Ήδ‘₯™™•Ι•ΉΠ±₯Π΄)Ρ±”‰Ι½έΈ΅ΥΝ‘Ι½½΅Μ°Ν½΅”½˜έ‘₯ …Ι”)‘•…‘±δ°Ν½΅”έ‘₯ …Ι”‘₯‘±δΡ½α₯Œ°…Ή…±°)½˜έ‘₯ …Ι”Ν½ΙЁ½˜Ή½Έ΅‘•ΝΙ₯ΑЁ…Ή±½½¬)Ν₯΅₯±…Θ°ΝΌ1 7Šé…Ι”Ή½Π„Ω•ΙδΝ…™”Α±…”)ΡΌΝΡ…ΙЁ™½Ι…₯ΉœΈ))θI₯‘Π°…ΉΑΝ卑•‘•±₯Œ΅ΥΝ‘Ι½½΅Μ)…Ι”‘…Ω₯Ήœ„Ι•…Ρ₯½Έέ₯Ρ ε½Υȁ‰½‘䰁ͼ)Ρ‘•δ…Ι”Ρ•‘Ή₯…±±δΑ½₯Ν½Ή½ΥΜ°Ι₯‘Πό)I4θU΄°ε•… °$‘ΌΡ‘₯Ή¬Ρ‘…Ёё•δ)έ½Υ±‰”½ΉΝ₯‘•Ι•„ΝՉ͕Ё½˜Α½₯Ν½Έ΄)½ΎΝΑ•₯•ΜΈe•ΜΈ))θMΌΝΑ•…­₯Ήœ½˜Α½₯Ν½Ή½ΥΜ°ΝΌέ‘…Π)₯́ё”΅½ΝЁ‘…Ή•Ι½Ύё₯ΉœΡΌ½΅”…Ι½ΝΜ)₯ΈY•Ι΅½ΉΠό)Q!YI5=9P H)=UI90ƒŠˆMAI%9€ΘΐΔά))θ ΥЁε½Τ…ΈΡ½Υ Ρ‘•΄°₯́ё…Π)Ι₯‘Πό)I4θe•Μ°ε½Τ…ΈΡ½Υ …Ήδ΅ΥΝ‘Ι½½΄)…́±½Ήœ…́ε½Τ‘½»ŠeЁ‘…Ω”„Ι…Ι”…±±•ΙδΈ±°)Ρ‘”Ρ₯΅”₯˜ε½ΤΌ½Έ„Υ₯‘•Ρ½ΥΘ°ε½Τ)έ₯±°Ν•”΅”Α₯­₯ΉœΥΐ‘•ΝΡΙ½ε₯Ήœ…Ή•±Μ)…Ή½Ρ‘•ΘΙ•±…Ρ•΅ΥΝ‘Ι½½΅Μ₯ΈΡ‘”΅„΄)Ή₯Ρ„•ΉΥΜΈ$έ₯±°Α₯¬Ρ‘•΄Υΐ…±°Ρ‘”Ρ₯΅”)…ΉΝ‘½άΑ•½Α±”ΡΌ‘•΅½ΉΝΡΙ…Ρ”‘½άΡΌ)Ι•½Ή₯锁„•ΉΎѼ…Ω½₯•…Ρ₯Ήœ°₯Ω•Έ)Ρ‘”ΉΥ΅‰•Θ½˜Α½₯Ν½Ή½Ύ½Θ‘•…‘±δ΅„΄)Ή₯Ρ…Μ°‰ΥЁ…±ΝΌΡ‘…Ёё•δ…Ι”•Ή•Ι…±±δΝ…™”)ΡΌΡ½Υ Έ))θMΌ‘Όε½Τ₯΅΅•‘₯…Ρ•±δ‘…Ω”ΡΌ)έ…Ν ε½Υȁ‘…Ή‘Μό]‘…Ё₯˜ε½Τ‘…Ν½΅”΄)Ρ‘₯Ήœ₯Έε½Υȁ•ε”½Θε½Τ±₯¬ε½Υȁ™₯Ή•Θ½Θ)Ν½΅•Ρ‘₯Ήœό)I4θQ‘•δ…Ι•»ŠeЁё…ЁΝΡΙ½ΉœΈe½Τ‘½»ŠeΠ)έ…ΉΠΡΌΡ…­”„‰₯Ρ”½Θ±₯¬₯Π°‰ΥЁ₯ӊ靕Ή•Θ΄)…±±δΉ½Π½₯ΉœΡΌ‘ΥΙЁε½ΤΥΉ±•Ν́ε½Τ•…Ё₯ΠΈ))θQ‘…Ё₯́½½ΡΌ­Ή½ά„ΉΡ‘•Έ)Ρ‘•Ι”…Ι”½Ή•ΜΡ‘…Ё…Ι”Α½Ρ•ΉΡ₯…±±δ‘•…‘±δ)₯ΈY•Ι΅½ΉΠΈ)I4θe•Μ°…Ήέ₯Ρ Ρ‘”‘•ΝΡΙ½ε₯Ήœ…Έ΄)•°°Ρ‘”Ι•…Ν½Έέ‘δ₯Ё₯́ΝՍ „½΅΅½Έ)Υ±ΑΙ₯Ё₯́‰•…ΥΝ”₯Ё±½½­Μ₯ΉΉ½Υ½ΥΜ°₯ӊeΜ)έ‘₯Ρ”…Ή₯Ё±½½­Μ„‰₯Ё±₯­”„‰ΥΡΡ½Έ΅ΥΝ ΄)Ι½½΄ΝΌέ”…ΝΝ½₯…Ρ”₯Ёέ₯Ρ Ρ‘”½Ή•Μέ”)Ν•”₯ΈΡ‘”Ι½•ΙδΝΡ½Ι”Έ%Ё±½½­Μ½½…Ή)‰₯œ…Ή™±•Ν‘䰁…ΉΡ‘½Ν”έ‘Ό‘…Ω”‰••Έ)±Υ­δ•Ή½Υ ΡΌΝΥΙΩ₯Ω”₯Π°…Έ•Ω•ΈΝ…δ)Ρ‘…Ё₯ЁхΝѕ́½½„ ΥЁε½Τ…ΉΉ½ΠΙ•±δ½Έ)½΅΅½ΈΝ•ΉΝ”½Θ₯ΉΡΥ₯Ρ₯½Έ‘•Ι”…Ё…±°Έe½Τ)…ΉΉ½Π©ΥΝЁ•…Ё₯Ё‰•…ΥΝ”₯Ё±½½­Μ…ΑΑ•Ρ₯θ΄)₯Ήœ…Ή‘…Ι΅±•Ν́‰•…ΥΝ”₯Ё΅…䁹½Π‰”Έ)Q‘•Ι”έ…́…ΡΥ…±±δ„ ½ΙΉ•±°ΝΡΥ‘•ΉΠέ‘Ό)ΝΥΙΩ₯Ω•Ρ‘”‘•ΝΡΙ½ε₯Ήœ…Ή•°…ΉΑ½ΝΡ•)…Έ₯ΉΡ•Ι•ΝΡ₯ΉœΝΡ½Ι䁅‰½ΥЁ₯Ё½Ή±₯Ή”Έ)έέάΉΩΡ‰…ΘΉ½Ιœ