Mushroom picker remains missing in Mae Wang National Park

Rescue workers have spent much of the night searching from a mushroom picker that missing in Mae Wang National Park yesterday, Oct. 23.

Mr. Thongyin Phuap, 55, from Moo 2 Don Pao, Mae Wang District, was last seen at 6 a.m. Tuesday morning when he left his home to go mushroom picking in the national park.

When he hadn’t returned by 8 p.m. relatives informed authorities who organized a search party.

The search went on until 3 a.m. when heavy rain caused the search to be suspended until the weather improved later in the day.

There is concern that the missing man may have fallen ill or even died due to him not being in great health to begin with.