Common Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of the Northeast

Common Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of the Northeast

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by C. Leonard Fergus, Charles Fergus
     
 

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Handy in-the-field identification guideFeatures the "Foolproof Five"Includes a useful identification flowchartThe northeastern United States is home to an enormous variety of mushrooms--some delicious, some deadly. This handy in-the-field guide offers identification information for some 50 mushrooms that mushroom hunters are most likely to encounter in the wild:…  See more details below

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Handy in-the-field identification guideFeatures the "Foolproof Five"Includes a useful identification flowchartThe northeastern United States is home to an enormous variety of mushrooms--some delicious, some deadly. This handy in-the-field guide offers identification information for some 50 mushrooms that mushroom hunters are most likely to encounter in the wild: Parasol Mushroom, Delicious Lactarius, Sulphur Shelf, Giant Puffball. It also features detailed photographs illustrating the characteristics to look for when identifying mushrooms and natural history information--where they grow, when they appear, and the various forms they take.

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ISBN-13:
9780811726412
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
612,205
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.28(d)

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C. Leonard Fergus was a mycology professor at Pennsylvania State University. Charles Fergus has written numerous books about wildlife and the outdoors. He lives in the Green Mountains of Vermont.

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Common Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of the Northeast 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I bought this book. Do not waste your money on it. The pictures inside the book are black and white, no use to a true hunter!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I will be sure to temember that good advice.