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Triple heads mushroom found in Tokushima

Tokushima newspaper reported Matsutake mushroom with three heads was found in the first week of October. 2012. Tokushima is in Shikoku, western Japan.   It’s 18cm long, 160g weight. It’s

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77Bq/Kg from mushroom in Aomori, “355km from Fukushima plant”

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare reported 77Bq/Kg of cesium-137 was measured from mushroom (Lactarius volemus) in Towada city in Aomori. Aomori prefecture is located at the most northern part

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Cesium measured from mushroom in southern alps of Japan

Southern alps of Japan is thought to be refreshing resort area in Yamanashi prefecture. It’s used for a brand name of bottled water. However, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare reported

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Cesium from mushroom made in Kyushu, sold in west coast of Japan

According to the report of  Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, cesium was measured from mushroom made in Ohita prefecture, in Kyushu of western Japan. It was sold in Niigata

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1100 Bq/kg from dried mushroom sold in west coast of Japan

Agricultural products are still harvested in disaster area and shipped to less contaminated zone. According to the food measurement report of Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, 1100 Bq/Kg of cesium was

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Cesium concentration reached mountains of Nagano

  Japan is small. Fukushima fall out has reached most secluded areas far from Tokyo. Even if you feel like it is far, it’s not far for radiation at all.

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31,000 Bq/kg from mushroom in Tochigi “190 times higher than nuclear waste standard”

Fukushima Diary reported the atmospheric is the highest in Tochigi before. (cf. The highest atmospheric dose is in Tochigi (Apart from Fukushima)) 31,000 Bq/Kg of cesium134/137 was measured from mushroom

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20,000 Bq/body from a man in Fukushima

  The biggest health risk for Japanese is the accumulation of radiation because of contaminated food. Official radiation measurement is not trust worthy, and they don’t measure all kinds of

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220 Bq/kg from indoor cultivated mushroom

220 Bq/Kg of cesium was measured from Shiitake mushroom cultivated indoor on 5/14/2012. It was produced in Sammu city Chiba. In Chiba, Shiitake mushroom cultivated outdoor is banned to sell

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3128 Bq/kg of cesium from Ibaraki mushroom

A media writer “Chidai” measured 3128 Bq/Kg of cesium from dried shiitake mushroom in Ibaraki. Mr. Chidai commented the mushroom is not distributed but may be exchanged within neighbors by