Are wild mushrooms a radiation hazard in Europe?
L.J.L.D. Van Griensven
mushex!vg at relay.NL.net
Wed Nov 24 02:48:00 EST 1993
A collegue gave me the following reference concerning Radioactivity,
Mushrooms and Chernobyl:
Vasser, Hrodzyns'ka and Lyuhin
(Kholodnyi Inst. Bot. Acad. Sci. Ukr., Kiev)
UKR BOT ZH 49(5): 79-86 1992.
In Ukr. with english summary.
Gamma spectral analysis of 39 species of wild and cultivated
macromycetes in the territory of Ukranian Polessie.
( parts deleted etc etc.)
(about edible fungi:)
high levels of contamination prove a necessity to stop gathering and
laying-in in the studied region.
Thus it's not advisable to collect mushrooms in the ukraine.
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