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Nick Asbury

What book did you order? I think I might want to order it as well.

I've also just checked to see if there is an iPhone 'app' for this kind of thing. Found this:
http://iphoneappcafe.com/mushrooms-iphone-app/

Worth reading the 'disclaimer' towards the end of the description though.

Richard

I ordered this one Nick:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Mushrooms-River-Cottage-Handbook-No-1/dp/0747589321/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1318968008&sr=1-2

The first review sold it to me. I could have written it. Gonna try that App as well though. Cheers!

Nick Asbury

Thank you, might have to order a copy. It's always frustrating to think you might be looking at a field full of tasty treats, but then having to restrain yourself for fear of a violent death.

Richard

Death IS my main concern.

Andy Ley

Just be careful out there; a guy I know who has been picking and eating 'shrooms for years let a dodgy one slip through onto his lunch plate the other week and it put him in hospital for 72 hours.

That said, when I were a wee slip of a lad I went picking with my mum regularly and there is nothing quite like the taste of a freshly harvested mushroom.

Enjoy!

Richard

Thanks Andy. A word of warning countered by an encouraging childhood memory. Nicely balanced.

davidthedesigner

Richard - when you have time, you need to listen to this programme http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b015zq2y/You_and_Yours_19_10_2011/

Apparently there's one essential book that you shouldn't do without, by Roger Phillips http://www.amazon.co.uk/Mushrooms-Roger-Phillips/dp/0330442376

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