The mushroom poisoning mystery confounding Australia

Detectives said the three deaths ‘could be very innocent but we just don’t know at this point’

Death cap mushrooms
Victoria police are urging people to only eat mushrooms bought in stores
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A police investigation has been launched in the Australian state of Victoria after a family lunch led to the death of three people from suspected mushroom poisoning in a case that has gripped the nation.

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