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Mushrooms and Truffles of the Southwest
     

Mushrooms and Truffles of the Southwest

by Jack S. States
 

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This first book on the region's mushrooms and truffles provides descriptions and color illustrations for 156 major species and additional descriptive references for 155 more. Also included are selected slime molds and lichens, which, like truffles, usually are not covered in mushroom guides at all.

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This first book on the region's mushrooms and truffles provides descriptions and color illustrations for 156 major species and additional descriptive references for 155 more. Also included are selected slime molds and lichens, which, like truffles, usually are not covered in mushroom guides at all.

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Booknews
Arizona and the Southwest have an abundant and diverse fungal flora as demonstrated here by States (biology, Northern Arizona U.). He provides a solid natural history, identification keys, map of vegetational zones, splendid color photos of specimens in their natural settings, b&w drawings and a deeply-informed text. A great manual. Contains short chapters on slime molds and lichens. Paper edition (unseen), $9.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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"This is the best basic field guide to the subject that we've seen. The full-color photos and line drawings are excellent."—Book Talk

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816511624
Publisher:
University of Arizona Press
Publication date:
11/01/1990
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

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