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3-year-old dies after reportedly eating a toxic 'death cap' mushroom

A family in Canada is mourning the loss of their young son whose recent death is believed to have been caused by a poisonous mushroom. CBC News reports that the unnamed three-year old ate a toxic mushroom known as a 'death cap' while foraging with his family in Victoria. The boy is said to have received care at two different hospitals before dying days later. According to Victoria News, while an investigation is still underway, an initial test of samples gathered from the foraging site indicates the presence of death caps, which have a normal light-colored mushroom appearance.
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