Common Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of New York

Common Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of New York

by Alan E. Bessette, Arleen Raines Bessette, Arleen R. Bessette
     
 

A comprehensive field guide for mushroom identification inNew York State ideally suited for safely collecting, preparing, and consuming a variety of edible mushrooms.

Mycologists Alan and Arleen Bessette offer a complete guide to mushroom identification in New York State. Written for readers interested in the safe collection and consumption of a variety of

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A comprehensive field guide for mushroom identification inNew York State ideally suited for safely collecting, preparing, and consuming a variety of edible mushrooms.

Mycologists Alan and Arleen Bessette offer a complete guide to mushroom identification in New York State. Written for readers interested in the safe collection and consumption of a variety of mushrooms, the book includes identification keys for each species and detailed descriptions of poisonous species. In addition, the book is filled with vivid color photographs. Celebrating the culinary adventure of mushroom gathering, the authors include attractive recipes accompanied by photographs of the recipes' preparation.

While the concise, accurate, and easy- to-follow descriptions provide the novice with a safe and reliable introduction to mushroom gathering, the book also serves as an essential reference guide for experienced mushroom enthusiasts.

Alan E. Bessette is a mycologist and professor of biology at Utica College. His books include Mushrooms of Northeastern North America, Mushrooms of the Adirondacks, and Mushrooms of North America in Color.

Arleen R. Bessette, a psychologist and botanical photographer, is the author of numerous books including Taming the Wild Mushroom.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815608486
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
786,816
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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