There is no antidote for Destroying Angel poisoning with death occurring in 90% of cases. The toxins found in destroying angel are split in two groups – the amatoxins and phallotoxins.

Amatoxins are the cause of the poisoning and cause cell death. By the time symptoms of poisoning occurs severe damage from this fungai would have taken place. Early symptoms of poisoning can include extreme gastric upset 6-12 hours after ingestion, which then leads to organ failure – transplant surgery can be used to try and save the victim’s life. Death can occur 6-16 days after ingestion.