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Letters Accidental mushroom poisoning

If in doubt, don’t eat it

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 24 September 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e6391
  1. Duncan Mackay, environmental adviser1
  1. 1Twyford, Berkshire RG10 9PT, UK
  1. duncan.mackay1{at}

Anyone who wishes to pick mushrooms must learn to accurately identify the edible ones. If in doubt, don’t eat it. I was coached in my identification skills by members …

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