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Mushroom poisoning (also known as mycetism ) refers to harmful effects from ingestion of toxic substances present in a mushroom . These symptoms can vary from slight gastrointestinal discomfort to death . The toxins present are secondary metabolites produced in specific biochemical pathways in the fungal cells. Mushroom poisoning is usually the result of ingestion of wild mushrooms after misidentification of a toxic mushroom as an edible species. The most common reason for this misidentification is close resemblance in terms of colour and general morphology of the toxic mushrooms species with edible species.
Death from laughter refers to a rare instance of death, usually resulting from cardiac arrest or asphyxiation , caused by a fit of laughter . Instances of death by laughter have been recorded from Ancient Greece to the modern day. The first recorded use of the alternative term fatal hilarity is from 1956. [ 1 ] [ edit ] Pathophysiology Death may result from several pathologies that deviate from benign laughter .
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" Veni, vidi, vici " ( Classical Latin: [ˈweːniː ˈwiːdiː ˈwiːkiː] ; Ecclesiastical Latin: [ˈvɛni ˈvidi ˈvitʃi] ; "I came, I saw, I conquered.") is a Latin sentence reportedly written by Julius Caesar in 47 BC as a comment on his short war with Pharnaces II of Pontus in the city of Zela (currently known as Zile , in Turkey ). Veni, vidi, and vici are first person perfect forms of the three Latin verbs venire , videre , and vincere . Its form is classed as a tricolon and a hendiatris .