The Food Safety Information Council has warned people in Australia against picking and eating wild mushrooms.

The charity raised several issues around picking mushrooms for consumption after recent wet weather in the country.

Cathy Moir, chair of the Food Safety Information Council, said foraging for wild food is becoming popular

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It’s prime mushroom hunting time in much of the United States, but foragers need to have a keen eye or an expert opinion to avoid serious consequences.

A recent mushroom poisoning case in Massachusetts has illustrated again how people who forage mushrooms can find themselves carrying home a basket of

Continue Reading Misidentification increases the risk of poisoning as mushroom hunters head out to forage