Mushrooms Galore, But Be Careful Warns Health Office

 | Mon 20 Jun 2016 06:23 ICT

CityNews – Thanks to the heave rains last week, many rare breeds of edible mushroom are growing in the local forests, giving locals an opportunity to enjoy these uncommon mushrooms and sell them too.

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Many mushrooms, both common and uncommon are sprouting up across Chiang Mai, with locals rushing to collect the new harvest.

The rare mushrooms have strong, sought after tastes, but can be quite expensive at the market.

The Chiang Mai Provincial Health Office has issued a warning that many mushrooms are poisonous and people should be entirely certain they are edible before eating or selling them.