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All That the Rain Promises and More: A Hip Pocket Guide to Western Mushrooms


Full-color illustrated guide to identifying 200 Western mushrooms by their key features.

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Full-color illustrated guide to identifying 200 Western mushrooms by their key features.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780898153880
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/1991
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 92,568
  • Product dimensions: 3.96 (w) x 7.04 (h) x 0.52 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 18, 2011

    Great book in the field

    Handy charts get you headed in the right direction for identifying mushrooms while you hunt. This is not a comprehensive book--you will not be able to identify everything you come across-- but the mushrooms you are likely to encounter are there.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 16, 2011

    A very favorite book!

    This is my favorite mushroom ID book. The photos are great, explanations make it easy to identify (but still don't take chances if you aren't 110% sure!!), edibility is given and added stories and recipes make it great fun. For some reason he is the only one (of the 3 identification books I use regularly) to show Candy Caps. I don't know why, since all the 'shroomers I know covet Candy Caps.
    This is a great gift book for anyone who loves mushrooms since it is more entertaining than most ID books.

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