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Feast upon fungus, but be careful

Mushrooms are a must, but wild ones are not to be trifled with, writes Ros Drinkwater.

13th September, 2008

Mushrooms are a must, but wild ones are not to be trifled with, writes Ros Drinkwater.

The only benefit of the wettest summer on record is that we can expect a bumper crop of wild mushrooms, but be warned, Nicholas Evans, author of the acclaimed novel The Horse Whisperer, hit the headlines this month when he fell seriously ill after eating a poisonous variety.

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