"Edwin Hutton" <e.hutton at ic.ac.uk> wrote in message
news:3A34A52B.BF3A1AF2 at ic.ac.uk...
> I have to be a bit wary of shaggy parasol too, but have no trouble
> with wood blewits. Mind you I tend to keep my consumption down to
> no more than 4oz. at a time, following an incident many years
> ago when I ate 8oz. of undercooked field blewits and got rid of
> them a couple of hours later. This was a bit odd as I have had
> no further trouble with these and they are regarded as totally safe.
It's not uncommon for people to find them a little indigestible. That's why
most of the traditional recipies for them include such lengthy cooking, as
opposed to just frying or grilling.