There have been endless discussion about e-books in the Book Trade digests. Both current new books and backlists are going out as ebooks. For instance, you can now buy all Joanna Trollope's fiction on e-books from Random House, not that I need to as I have them all in the flesh, as it were. More here. Have you bought an e-book reader? Having been Luddite at first, I think I'm tempted.
If you want to read about poor Nicholas Evans (Horse Whisperer) whose kidneys were wrecked when he ate poisonous mushrooms, see the Daily Mail article for pictures of the rare mushroom which is found in pine forests in Scotland (much more common in Scandinavia.)