Joesphine Bacon has been picking wild mushrooms since she was nine. Fired with enthusiasm for fungi by her natural sciences teacher at school, at the age of sixteen, she joined the British Mycological Society. She has a collection of 500 books, old and new, about fungi, and has participated in many forays. This is her first book on the subject.
A Naturalist's Guide to the Mushrooms and other Fungi of Britain & Northern Europeby Josephine Bacon
An easy to use identification guide to 280 species of mushroom and toadstool most commonly found in Britain, Ireland, and other parts of northern Europe.The user friendly introduction includes an overview of distribution, habitats, mushroom structure, and nomenclature. There is useful advice on mushroom hunting, where to find mushrooms that are good to eat and their nutritional value, and how to identify and avoid poisonous species.
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