11. Wild mushrooms
Mushrooms are tricky — while some wild varieties can be consumed raw, others are poisonous or can cause gastrointestinal distress if they’re not properly prepared. And it’s not a gamble worth making, because the poisonous ones could kill you.
Cooking mushrooms breaks down the harmful compounds and makes most mushrooms edible for consumption.
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