Except as specified in item B, mushroom species picked in the wild shall be obtained from sources where each mushroom is individually inspected and found to be safe by a mushroom identification expert whose expertise has been verified and approved by the regulatory authority through the successful completion of a wild mushroom identification course provided by either an accredited college or university or a mycological society. An individual who wants to be approved as a wild mushroom identification expert shall have on file with the regulatory authority a letter from an accredited college or university certifying successful completion of a wild mushroom identification course from an accredited college or university.
This part does not apply to:
cultivated wild mushrooms species that are grown, harvested, and processed in an operation that is regulated by the food regulatory agency that has jurisdiction over the operation; or
wild mushrooms species if they are in packaged form and are the product of a food processing plant that is regulated by the food regulatory agency that has jurisdiction over the plant.
October 11, 2007
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