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Mushroom precautions, with guest Stephanie Loveless, NP, on Upstate's The Informed Patient podcast

Safe mushrooms can look like toxic ones

Many toxic mushrooms closely resemble edible mushrooms. Medical toxicologist Michael Hodgman, MD, explains why to avoid white mushrooms you find growing in the yard and how to embark on foraging safely. He works at Upstate in emergency medicine and the Upstate New York Poison Center.