Poison Pie vs. Stinky Squid
The King of Heck

Showdown on the Tennessee-North Carolina Border

A Short Story for Nicole Ochs

Text, Illustrations, and Photographs by
David Keffer and Lynn Ochs
June-August, 2000
Knoxville, Tennessee

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nb:  The 3 black & white photos of mushrooms that appear within (pp. 13, 14, & 39) are taken from "Mushrooms of the Great Smokies:  a field guide to some mushrooms and their relatives", L.R. Hesler, The University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, TN, 1960.

nb:  This wallpaper and the drawing of the mushroom on the "step" button are taken from "Poisonous Fungi" by John Ramsbottom, The King Penguin Books, London, 1945.

All other photographs taken at the Ijams Nature Center, Knoxville, TN on June 6, 10, 11, 17, & 18, 2000.