Collins Fungi Guide: The most complete field guide to the mushrooms and toadstools of Britain & Ireland

Collins Fungi Guide: The most complete field guide to the mushrooms and toadstools of Britain & Ireland

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Collins Fungi Guide: The most complete field guide to the mushrooms and toadstools of Britain & Ireland by Stefan Buczacki, Chris Shields, Denys Ovenden

The sixth title in the bestselling Collins Guide series, this book covers the fungi of the British Isles, with considerable relevance for Europe and the wider temperate world.Leading mycological artists have been specially commissioned to ensure accurate, detailed illustrations. Where possible, species are described and illustrated on the same page, with up-to-date authoritative text aiding identification. Nearly 2,400 species are illustrated in full colour, with detailed notes on how to correctly identify them, including details of similar, confusing species. Illustrations of young and mature fruiting bodies are included where necessary, and key features are highlighted for quick and easy reference.Written by one of Europe's leading mycologists and horticultural scientists, Stefan Buczacki, and illustrated by two of the world's leading natural history illustrators, Chris Shields and Denys Ovenden, this is the ultimate field guide for mushroom and toadstool lovers.

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ISBN-13: 9780007413430
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/25/2012
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 640
File size: 215 MB
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About the Author

Professor Stefan Buczacki is equally well known as the presenter of many hundreds of radio and television gardening programmes and as one of the country's most experienced non-fiction authors with well over fifty published titles on natural history, gardening and biography, many for HarperCollins. He is a graduate of the Universities of Southampton and Oxford and holds distinctions and awards from many scientific societies as well as honorary degrees.

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