The Alps of northwest Italy are a great place for sightseers or bike riders.
Mushroom hunters? Not so much.
Reuters reports that 18 people mushroom hunters died within a 10-day stretch in and around Italy’s Valle di Fassa. Most fell off wet, rocky slopes while seeking the delectable fungi. According to the Reuters account, many of them were hunting at night so as to avoid tipping off the location of prized caches.
And I thought West Virginia’s morel hunters were hardcore…