Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of the World

Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of the World

by Ian R. Hall, Steven L. Stephenson, Peter K. Buchanan
     
 

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A well-rounded look at mushrooms, including their cultivation, ethnobotanical uses, and the fascinating roles they play in nature. Included is expert advice on how to identify and distinguish between edible and harmful wild mushrooms.See more details below

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A well-rounded look at mushrooms, including their cultivation, ethnobotanical uses, and the fascinating roles they play in nature. Included is expert advice on how to identify and distinguish between edible and harmful wild mushrooms.

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From the Publisher
"This is an ambitious undertaking ... and the result is a highly informative and useful text that doubles as a field guide. This book is sure to become an essential resource for mushroom aficionados and mycology professionals."—Northeastern Naturalist, December 2005
Choice
"Outstanding tips on how to cultivate the top eight species grown and eaten worldwide. Beautifully illustrated with outstanding photographs, certainly the best this reviewer has ever seen."
— J. Dawson
American Herb Association
"The authors, both biologists and mycologists, present clear scientific information. An A–Z listing gives descriptions, a few facts about each mushroom, cautionary rules, and tips on cooking, when appropriate."
— Kathi Keville
Northeastern Naturalist
"This is an ambitious undertaking ... and the result is a highly informative and useful text that doubles as a field guide. This book is sure to become an essential resource for mushroom aficionados and mycology professionals."—Northeastern Naturalist, December 2005
Choice - J. Dawson
"Outstanding tips on how to cultivate the top eight species grown and eaten worldwide. Beautifully illustrated with outstanding photographs, certainly the best this reviewer has ever seen."—J. Dawson, Choice, February 2004
American Herb Association - Kathi Keville
"The authors, both biologists and mycologists, present clear scientific information. An A–Z listing gives descriptions, a few facts about each mushroom, cautionary rules, and tips on cooking, when appropriate."—Kathi Keville, American Herb Association Quarterly Newsletter, Winter 2006

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604692471
Publisher:
Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/17/2010
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.97(d)

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