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Latvia’s military mushroom commandos come under heavy fire

Monday, September 6, 2021

The Latvian mania for mushroom-gathering is well documented in many forms, likely including medical literature, but hardcore fungus hunters are risking a hefty fine, as well as a slight chance of being blown to smithereens, by foraging in military zones, LTV reports. The Ādaži military ranges north of Rīga include wide expanses of forest, meadows and bog: all excellent for mushrooms at this time of year. However, they are also excellent for…