Mushroom Hunters Stumble Upon Mysterious Stone Sculpture in Thai Forest

By Mike Fishmore | May 21, 2024

Lush jungle

Three Thai villagers were searching for mushrooms in the Dong Yai Wildlife Sanctuary—and they found much more than fungi. 

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The discovery was made in the lush jungle when the trio stumbled upon a sculpture of a woman carved into stone.

Mushroom hunting

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“Went mushroom hunting and found this,” said Pramul Kongkratok, one of the villagers who found the sculpture. “I’ve lived here for so long, but just learned we have this around here. It’s a blessing.”