Watch out for Death Cap Mushrooms this Fall!

Thursday, October 8, 2020

BC Centre of disease control has sent out warnings again this fall about the Death Cap Mushrooms. To thier advice, our Parks Manager, Chris Hyde-lay, would like Oak Bay and area residents to be informed. 

Chris is providing us with the information attached, to ensure you are aware, informed and know what to do, should you, a family member or pet, ingest one of these mushrooms. Please review the attached information, if you or someone close to you has ingested a mushroom, please get to a hospital immediately.

Report sightings: A reporting form is available at the Government of BC site: BC Inter-Ministry Invasive Species Working Group at this site: Invasive Plants (Government of BC).

Risk Advisory (pdf)

Death Cap Brochure (pdf)

Death Cap Poster (pdf)

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