Giant Polypores and Stoned Reindeer: Rambles in Kingdom Fungi

Giant Polypores and Stoned Reindeer: Rambles in Kingdom Fungi

by Lawrence Millman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780982821930
Publisher: Komatik Press
Publication date: 06/15/2017
Pages: 146
Sales rank: 730,706
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author

Author-mycologist Lawrence Millman has written 16 other books including such titles as Last Places, Lost in the Arctic, An Evening Among Headhunters, Wolverine the Trickster, A Kayak Full of Ghosts, and -- most recently -- At the End of the World and Fascinating Fungi of New England. He has done fungal inventories in places as diverse as Nunavik, Belize, Western Samoa, Nantucket Island, East Greenland, Honduras, a meteorite crater in northern Quebec, and the summit of Mt. Greylock in western Massachusetts. His book Fascinating Fungi of New England is the first ever guide to New England mushrooms. He keeps a post office box in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

The Thrill of the Hunt

Collecting for the Table

Travels with Santa and his Reindeer

Mushrooms, Russia, and Chauvinism

Bully for the Platypus

Summit Fever

Notes on the Ingestion of Amanita muscaria

Matsutake Madness

A Home in the Arctic

Concerning a Mysterious Asian Beauty

In Search of an Extinct Polypore

A Scatological Tale

Spring Foraging in Slovakia

Foraging with Headhunters

An Icelandic Fungal Seasoning

Antarctic Mushrooms

Blow, Ye Fungal Winds, O Blow

Faust: A Metaphysical Tale

The Noble Polypore

Chaga’s Significant Other

The Cree Upsagan

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