If you find yourself lost in the forest, there are certain things you shouldn't eat.

Water Hemlock is usually found in swampy areas. It grows up to about 2 meters, and the leaves are narrow with jagged edges. The root is hollow and the plant bears white flowers.

Avoid mushrooms. Many are poisinous.

When picking blueberries, insure that you are not picking baneberries. Baneberries turn blue with age. Baneberries carry the berries in clusters.

Trust me, you do not want to eat any of these

...and Socrates did drink his last sip....

Here is a list, which does not include the fungus family, and to which I added a few that I know should be on this list from A Modern Herbal.
  1. Aconite
    Monkshood Aconitum napellus
  2. Poison Apple
    1. Balsam AppleMomordica balsamina
    2. Bitter Apple Citrullus colocynthis
  3. Baneberry Actaea spicata
  4. Bloodroot Sanguinaria Candensis
  5. Bryony
    1. Black Tamus communis
    2. European Bryonia alba
    3. White Bryonia dioica
  6. Cabbage Tree Andira inermis
  7. Calabar Bean Physostigma venenosum
  8. Castor Bean Ricinus communis
  9. Calotropis Calotropis procera
  10. Cherry, Laurel Prunus laurocerasus
  11. Choke Cherry Prunus virginiana
  12. Clematis Clematis spp.
  13. Coca, Bolivian Erythroxylon Coca
  14. Cocculus, Indicus Anamirta paniculata
  15. Datura (15Datura spp.)
  16. Indicus Indicus spp.
  17. Dropwort Oenanthe crocata
  18. Foxglove Digitalis purpurea
  19. Gelsemium Gelsemium nitidum
  20. Hellebore
    1. Black Helleborus niger
    2. False Adonis autumnalis
    3. Green Veratrum viride
    4. White Veratrum album
  21. Hemlock
    1. Hemlock
      Kex, Spotted Corobane, Musquash Root, Beaver Poison Conium maculatum
    2. Water Hemlock
      Cowbane Cicuta virosa
  22. Hemp
    Indian Hemp, Marijauana Cannabis Sativa, Indica
  23. Ignatius Beans Strychnos Ignatii
  24. Ivy
    1. English Ivy Hedera spp.
    2. Poison Ivy
      Rhus Toxicodendron
  25. Jimson Weed
    Thornapple Datura stramonium
  26. Laburnum Cytisus Laburnam
  27. Laurel, Mountain Kalmia latifolia
  28. Lovage, Water Cenanthe fistulosa
  29. Mescal Buttons Anhalonium Lewinii
  30. Mistletoe Phoradendron macrophyllum
  31. Nightshade
    1. Black Solanum nigrum
    2. Deadly Atropa belladonna
  32. Nux Vomica
    Quaker Buttons Strychnos Nux-vomica
  33. Paris Herb Paris quadrifolia
  34. Poinsetta Euphorbia Pulcherrima
  35. Poppy, White Papaver somniferum
  36. Saffron, Meadow
    Autumn Crocus, Naked Ladies Colchicum autumnale
  37. Spurges Euphorbia spp .
  38. Stavesacre
    Lousewort Delphinium staphisagria
  39. Stophanthus
    Kombe seeds Strophanthus Kombé
  40. Wake Robin, American Arum triphyllum
  41. Yew, American T axus baccata

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