Toxic Mushroom Risk for Horses in Kentucky Pastures Due to Wet Weather

At the beginning of August, the University of Kentucky's Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center (LDDC) received several calls regarding the presence of mushrooms in pastures around eastern Kentucky. Callers were concerned about whether it presented a problem for livestock to graze on pastures with mushrooms.

"Mushrooms appear to be more prevalent this year due to the rainy wet weather,"

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