Australia Introduces New Species for Use in Mushrooms for human consumption

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Posted By: Xavierre Yu

eu-proposes-import-tolerances-for-the-pesticide-deltamethrin (1)-Jun-11-2024-02-44-23-9417-AMOn June 4th, 2024, the Australian Government - Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry issued new permitted species under the “Mushrooms for human consumption”.

The key points are highlighted below:

  • Macrolepiota albuminosa (syn. Termitomyces albuminosus), Tylopilus felleus, and Lignosus rhinocerus (syn. Polyporus rhinocerus) have been added to the list;
  • The above-mentioned species may be permitted entry into Australian territory subject to the import requirements;
  • No changes to the import conditions for the restricted medicinal species included in the modifications;

  • This notice affects Importers and brokers of dried, fresh, and frozen mushrooms.

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