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Colchicine: Poison
Lurking in the Forest?

Picking wild mushrooms is a past time that requires caution. Many poisonous varieties resemble edible ones and getting it wrong can kill you.

The same warning can be applied to wild garlic. Picking a plant that looks the same can give you a nasty surprise. Instead of a tasty treat, you could end up with a toxic dose of colchicine.

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