Boletus Satanas

N. O. Fungi. Trituration.

Clinical.-Diarrhoea membranosa. Dysentery.

Characteristics.-There are two fragmentary provings of this fungus, and observations on six persons poisoned. It produces gastro-enteric disturbances very similar to that of its two relatives.


1. Mind.-Fear and restlessness.

3. Eyes.-Sparks before eyes alternating with obscuration of vision.

8, 9. Mouth and Throat.-Troublesome dryness in mouth and throat.-Violent burning and scraping in throat.

11. Stomach.-Unquenchable thirst.-Sudden desire to vomit; no nausea between attacks.-Vomited twenty times in three hours.-Frightful pain in stomach.

12. Abdomen.-Abdomen sunken and frightfully painful.-Obstinate tension of abdomen.

13. Stool.-A profuse diarrhoea of blood, and of the mucous lining of the intestines.-Watery evacuations.

24. Generalities.-Sudden sensation through all his limbs as if he would be attacked with apoplexy.-Violent and extremely painful cramps in the muscles of the limbs and face.-Faintness while vomiting.-Limbs cold; cold sweat over whole body.