Contents of a commercial packet of dried porcini containing three species new to science (Photo: B. Dentinger)
Kew mycologists Bryn Dentinger and Laura Martinez-Suz have discovered three species of mushrooms that are new to science in a commercial packet of dried Chinese porcini purchased from a shop in London.[...]
15 mushroom pieces from the commercial packet [were tested] and found that all belonged to three diagnosable species, none of which had scientific names.[...]
Read more: http://www.kew.org/discover/news/new-por...gi-species
Make you think twice about buying Chinese produce eh? You could end up with anything from tripping to death from mushrooms, i don't trust the produce quality.