Poisonous mushrooms in full bloom across Victoria after heavy rains spur growth

Poisonous mushrooms in full bloom across Victoria after heavy rains spur growth

The Guardian

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Health authorities are warning people not to gather wild mushrooms around Melbourne or in rural Victoria

Poisonous mushrooms are popping up in large numbers across Victoria following recent widespread rain and ideal growing conditions.

The state’s deputy chief health officer, Dr Angie Bone, issued a warning on Wednesday, urging people not to gather wild mushrooms around Melbourne or in rural Victoria.

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