Podostroma cornu-damae (Japanese: カエンタケ, Hepburn: kaentake), also known as the poison fire coral, is a species of fungus in the family Hypocreaceae. The fruit bodies of the fungus are highly toxic, and have been responsible for several fatalities in Japan. The fungus contains several trichothecene mycotoxins.
Similar species: Hypocreales
Uploaded Feb 10, 2022. Captured Feb 6, 2022 08:30 in 5J3Q+M5 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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