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from Atlas Obscura

This 84-Year-Old Retiree Wants ‘the Internet’ to See a Massive Mushroom He Found

Don Smith is proud.

By Erik Shilling

You may not be able to tell from the photo, but, as his granddaughter wrote on Facebook, Don Smith is a very happy man. That’s a mushroom he’s got on his lap, a 15-pound mushroom, which he found on his 100-acre property in North Dorchester, Ontario, about 90 miles southwest of Toronto.

“I look for them once in awhile because I know a few people who like them,” Smith explained to the CBC. “I don’t like them myself, but I give them to my friends.”

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Posted on September 28, 2016 by Editor

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