Man caught with massive mushroom haul


Swiss customs officers are always on the lookout for anyone carrying drugs, or too much meat and alcohol – but there’s something you may not have thought of: mushrooms.

An 80 year old man could be fined because he tried to bring in 3 kilos of mushrooms he’d picked in Germany. 

He was stopped at the border in Rheinfelden. 

They were all legal and edible – but just too many.

He told the officers he didn’t realize there was an upper limit on how many mushrooms can be brought into the country. 

For reference – the limit is 1 kilo. 

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