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In Italy, 18 Die While Mushroom Hunting

People head to the woods unprepared, officials say

(Newser) - There may not be guns involved, but mushroom hunting can be deadly: Eighteen Italians have died while searching for mushrooms in a little more than a week. Eager to cash in on an abundant harvest, a growing number of people have been heading for the hills. Unfortunately, many lack proper... More »

Wild Plants—Even Stinging Ones—Wow Foodies

Organic foods make way for wild foods

(Newser) - Move aside, organic veggies—the new hot trend for foodies is eating wild. One forager recommends a leaf with "a bright green note that makes you sit up and pay attention, with a peppery zing. Imagine an untamed spinach." The Wall Street Journal investigates the herb he's speaking... More »

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