Alexander Schwab grew up in Switzerland and gained a master’s degree in philosophy and history at Aberdeen University. He now lives in the beautiful Emmental region of Switzerland and fills the gaps between fishing trips by working as a management consultant. His hobbies include mushrooming, cooking, exploring the countryside, and reading poetry. He is the author of Mushrooming without Fear, Dear Jim: Reflections on the Beauty of Angling, and Hook, Line, and Thinker.
This book clarifies the details of wild mushroom gathering. The risks of eating the wrong kind is serious and could be fatal. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Amazon Customer
It tells you not to pick any mushroom with gills, like the Portobellos and others you buy at the supermarket have. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Richard Anglin
This is a beginners guide but still useful. It lays down basic safety rules and concepts that beginners should adhere to. Read morePublished 17 days ago by James Ross
The first book that made us feel that we could really learn how to gather mushroom without killing ourselves. This is a beautiful book.Published 1 month ago by K. C. Graves
Initially I thought this was a good guide, but after reading through it basically you are mushrooming without fear because you are only learning about mushrooms without gills. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mere0322
Lots of big, clear photos; he reiterates fundamental rules of safety; and best of all, it gives you the confidence to get out there and get started. Read morePublished 1 month ago by acorn