Figure 6-11.--Water hemlock.
poisonous. Included are the water hemlock (fig. 6-11)
Cook all plant foods because cooking removes plant
and poisonous mushrooms shown in figures 6-12 and
poisons, except those in mushrooms.
Avoid eating plants that taste bitter. Also avoid
Poisonous plants are found in the Tropics in no
eating untested plants that have milky juices. Do not let
greater proportion than in the United States. When in
the milky juice contact your skin. This does not apply to
doubt about whether plants are poisonous or
the numerous figs, breadfruits, papaya, and barrel
nonpoisonous, use the following rules:
Observe the habits of vegetable-eating animals,
Guard against fungus poisoning from infected
such as birds, rodents, monkeys, baboons, and bears.
heads of cereals or grasses by discarding grain heads
Usually, the foods these animals eat are safe for humans.
having black spurs in place of normal seed grains.