Deadly mushrooms

An early and abundant mushroom harvest in the Alpine valleys of northern Italy has to more people than usual scouring the woods and forests in search of succulent fungi.

However, many have also been ill-prepared and in ten days, eighteen people have so far lost their lives. Not through eating non-mushrooms or poisonous varieties, though, but as a result of falling down ravines and other accidents associated with mountain pursuits.

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