Lethal toadstools flourish in rain

Lethal toadstools have appeared weeks early, and twice their normal size, after the summer rain created an ideal habitat in Britain.

Fly Agaric, a red and white spotted toadstool that is lethal if eaten in batches of more than 10, has grown to double its normal size, and way ahead of its usual October appearance, at The Garden House in Buckland Monachorum, Devon.

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