Story: Poisonous plants and fungi



Datura and the similar-looking angel’s trumpet are small trees with large soft leaves and conspicuous hanging flowers that resemble trumpets. All parts of the plant contain hallucinogenic poisons that may be deadly.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Poisonous plants and fungi - Poisonous garden plants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 May 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007