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#123078 - 02/18/04 09:34 AM Re: blue point
And I've heard that fugu is worth the risk.
#123079 - 02/18/04 10:16 AM Re: blue point
The hypertrophy of Vegas just proves Barnum was right.
"There's one born every minute, and two to catch him."
#123080 - 02/24/04 06:07 AM Re: blue point
Dr. Bill, we all gotta die of something. I only hunt morels, which are quite unique. I don't believe there has ever been a death caused by the consumption of morels. I could be wrong, but I have a mother who knows how to worry and she has never been worried by morels. There is only one other fungus that mimics the morel in my neck of the woods. It is commonly known as a false cap and has several very obvious differences that distinguish it from the morel. One, the color isn't quite right for a morel, two, the stem of the false cap is not hollow as is the morel stem, and three, the cap of the morel is attached to the stem while the false cap floats free. Actually, the more people that are afraid of finding and eating morels, the better as far as I'm concerned. The woods are being cut down and there are fewer of my "spots" available to harvest every year. I don't want more competition in harvesting.
#123081 - 02/24/04 08:29 AM Re: blue point
Dear Consuelo: So long as you stick to the morels, you're
not taking an appreciable risk. The guys who got poisoned
were taking something else that had deadly look-alikes.
The guys who eat fugu are trying to prove their courage.
I'd rather be a live coward. Bill
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