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New Jersey Poison Control Center Warns Parents, Pet Owners To Keep An Eye Out For Poisonous Wild Mushrooms

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) -- The New Jersey Poison Control Center has issued a warning about poisonous mushrooms.

The center says the current wet weather creates the growth of dangerous wild mushrooms each year.

Officials say parents should keep a close eye on dogs and children when around wild mushrooms.

Ingestion can cause vomiting, dehydration and organ damage.

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