Who knew mushroom picking is dangerous?
Eighteen people died while mushroom picking in Italy in little more than a week – but not from inadvertently eating poisonous fungi.
The victims were killed by falling into rocky crevasses and gorges or from similar physical mishaps while undertaking the popular pastime, London’s The Daily Telegraph reported.
via Courier Mail.
- 18 people die in 10 days picking mushrooms (telegraph.co.uk)
- Italian mountain mushrooms claim lives (guardian.co.uk)
- Mushroom hunter ‘massacre’ claims 18 lives in Italy (calgaryherald.com)
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.