7 Jun, 2012 @ 09:38
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Will the ‘wolf’s fart’ make a good Spanish tortilla?

A MASSIVE mushroom weighing more than six kilos has been found in Spain.

Two men discovered the enormous fungi, alongside another weighing two kilos, while working in a field in Asturias.

The edible mushroom – known locally as wolf’s fart – belongs to the Lycoperdon Perlatum variety.

But its fate is undecided with finders Salvador and Ramon wanting to put it on show while the local bars are vying for a piece to serve as tapas.

“My first thought was what an amazing tortilla I am going to make!” said one resident.

James Bryce

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3 Comments

  1. Michael – a learned comment, thanks. But you should see a “Giganta Italiano Feminina” – these fat fungi sometimes get to be 110 KILOS! Motte Bene!!??!!

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