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November 22, 2018 - Food Safety News

Wild mushrooms poisonings in France prompt warning

Wild mushrooms poisonings in France prompt warning
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Almost 250 cases of poisonings due to wild mushroom consumption have been reported in France in the past few weeks.

Earlier this year, more than 1,200 people fell sick, 112 were hospitalized and 19 died in Iran with a link to eating wild mushrooms.

VA: The Amanita phalloides, commonly known as the death cap, is a deadly poisonous basidiomycete fungus, is widely distributed across Europe.

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