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10 Poisonous Mushrooms to Watch Out for in Britain

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Foragers beware: not all British mushrooms are safe to eat.

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Past Member (0)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 8:14 am
They all look beautiful but i would not touch them Easier and safer to just buy some from the shop

noted thanks

Mary T (357)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 8:52 am
buy mushrooms directly from the growers, do not pick them. every year, there's a story about families dying after eating mushrooms that the pick around the San Francisco Bay Area. the mushrooms look like the ones from back home but they aren't.

Past Member (0)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 9:22 am
Something I've never done in Britain ~or here at home ~ without an expert. Don't people have any common sense anymore??

Sandra ;atterson (59)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 9:30 am
Yep it's safer getting them from a store or ,noted

. (0)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 10:03 am
Really interesting information; I stick with those on pizza...

Winn A (179)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 1:50 pm

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (60)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 2:29 pm
Love mushrooms.thanks for sharing

Birgit W (160)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 3:23 pm
I loved to pick my own mushrooms while I lived in Germany, but you certainly have to know what mushrooms are eatable.

Theodore Shayne (56)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 10:31 am
All but the first two are easy to avoid. I generally tend to give wild mushrooms a wide berth.

John De Avalon (36)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 10:53 am
You should never pick 'wild mushrooms' unless you're an 'expert' and know what you're doing...

Carol H (229)
Monday May 20, 2013, 7:04 pm
noted, thanks Cher

Klaus Peters (14)
Monday June 10, 2013, 11:51 am
I grew up in Germany and was educated as a child which mushrooms are safe to eat. My all time favourite were Pfifferlinge, wow, lightly fried in butter. But we also liked Steinpilz and Rotkšppchen, sure there were others. But, I was told at an early age which mushrooms are safe and during summer it was a family outing once a week to forage for mushrooms in a nearby forrest.
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