I found a monstrous two stone mushroom ... so I fried it with some garlic and fed it to my mates
A SCOTS ranger was the talk of her workplace when she found a monstrous mushroom - then gave it to her colleagues for their dinner.
Outdoor access ranger Fiona Wishart, who is part of the council-run team protecting the environment in Falkirk, uncovered the giant puffball mushroom - weighing almost two stones - under some nettles while she was on a wildlife site on Monday.
And she couldn't believe it when she found it tipped the scales at 10.6 kilogrammes, with a 1.5m circumference.
Fiona said: "It was incredible - we haven't seen anything like it before.
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