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Science: the rating of the most "dangerous" mushrooms

August 27 2007

Was tested 12 different kinds of mushrooms: boletus, Valuoja, Chanterelle, the May ryadovku, ezhovik, milk mushroom, mushroom, fungus, Autumn estimates of location, boletus and two types of oil. It turned out that all the mushrooms, irrespective of the type and location of collection, were equally infected by radioactive potassium. Valuoja, chanterelle and May ryadovka also gained a lot of radioactive beryllium. This is a short-lived isotopes, which penetrates only the upper layers of soil.

But as one of the most dangerous elements - cesium, in its accumulation championship was awarded gun. Lactarius present, ryadovka May, russula and autumn estimates of location, this element is practically not accumulate.

This sensitivity to oil contamination of soil with radioactive cesium can, according to scientists who use these fungi as bioindicators of the environment. Informs the MC.

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