13 hospitalized after consuming forest mushroom in Gbl, 8 referred to SKIMS

Ganderbal, Aug 06: At least 13 persons have been hospitalized after consuming forest mushrooms at Banjar Basti Gutlibagh area of centeral Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.

Official sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that soon after villagers consume the forest variety of mushrooms, commonly known as ‘Jangal Hedar’, they complained of vomiting, diarrhea and other reactions.

They said at least 13 people complained of same problems following which they were admitted at Sub District Hospital (SDH) Ganderbal.

“Of them, eight persons have been referred to SKIMS Soura for further treatment,” sources said—(KNO)“`