Mushroom Botanical Art

Mushroom Botanical Art

Mushroom Botanical Art

Mushroom Botanical Art


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The best-selling book of Mushroom Art is now available in a new luxury English edition!

Mushroom Botanical Art is a collection of mushroom and fungi paintings by European and Japanese naturalists in 18th to 19th century. The paintings each show the plant in its natural habitat and have been executed in a straightforward natural history illustration style with meticulous attention to detail. Beautiful color plate illustrations of each mushroom will attract both botanical art fans and lovers of mushrooms. It is pleasant to look and appreciate the beauty of these mushrooms, also useful for your own drawing and painting.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9784756254757
Publisher: PIE International
Publication date: 11/01/2021
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 372,529
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x (d)

About the Author

Toshimitsu Fukiharu was born in Fukuoka, Japan, and graduated with a doctorate from the Department of Forest and Biomaterials Science of the Faculty of Agriculture at Kyoto University. He serves as senior researcher at the Chiba Open-air Museum Boso-no-Mura and is a part-time lecturer in the Faculty of Integrated Human Studies at Kyoto University. Toshimitsu Fukiharu specializes in the natural history of mushrooms and researches ammonia fungi, which uniquely grow in places where animal excrement and carcasses have decomposed. His published works include Kinoko no shita ni wa shitai ga nemuru?!―Kinshi ga orinasu fushigi na sekai (Underneath Mushrooms Are Carcasses?!―The Magical World Woven); Mitsukete tanoshimu kinoko no wandārando (Discover and Enjoy the Wonderland of Mushrooms); Shogakukan no zukan NEO: Shokubutsu (The Shogakukan NEO Picture Book of Plants); and Kangaeru kinoko: Maka fushigi wārudo (The Many Faces of the Mysterious Mushroom).

Eugenia Bone is a nationally known nature and food writer, specializing in mushrooms and mycology. Her writing has appeared in many books, magazines, and newspapers, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Saveur, Food & Wine, Gourmet, and The National Lampoon. She is a member of the American Society of Science Writers and former president of the New York Mycological Society. She has lectured widely in venues like the Denver Botanical Garden and the New York Public Library, and more. She is a member of the faculty at the New York Botanical Garden where she teaches classes on microbial ecology, psychedelic mushrooms, mycology, and mushroom preservation, and is featured in the film Fantastic Fungi by Louie Schwartzburg, a movie about the magical world of fungi and their power to heal, sustain, and contribute to the regeneration of life on Earth. Eugenia is the author of six books including the James Beard nominated Well-Preserved; Mycophilia: Revelations from the Weird World of Mushrooms, The Kitchen Ecosystem and, Microbia: A Journey into the Unseen World Around You. She is the co-author of or contributor to many other books as well, and is the editor of The Fantastic Fungi Community Cookbook, a community-sourced collection of mushroom recipes.

Table of Contents

Foreword Eugenia Bone 008

Introduction 010

No. 1 Illustrated Mushrooms by Paulet 012

Iconographie des champignons de Paulet

No. 2 New Plant Genera 042

Nova plantarum genera

No. 3 Fungi of the Province of Brescia, Italy, Painted from Life 050

I miceti dell' agro Bresciano, descritti ed illustrati con figure tratte dot vera 050

No. 4 Natural Colored Illustrations of Bavarian and Palatinate Fungi Growing around Regensburg, Germany 068

Fungorum qui in Bavaria et Palatinatu circa Ratisbonam nascuntur icones nativis coloribus expressae

No. 5 Mushroom Atlas of the Montluçon Region, France 088

Atlas des champignons de Varrondissement de Montluçon

No. 6 Study of Wild Fungi in Rimini, Northern Italy 112

Fungorum agri Ariminensis historia

No. 7 Illustrated Catalog of the Most Common Edible Mushrooms and Confusing Poisonous Mushrooms in Italy 118

Descrizione dei funghi mangerecci piú comuni dell'Italia e de' velenosi che possono co' medesimi confondersi

No. 8 Atlas of Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms from France and Neighboring Countries 126

Atlas des champignons comestibles et vénéneux de la France et des pays circonvoisins

No. 9 An Herbal of France 138

Herbier de la France

No. 10 Illustrated Plants of Japan in the 19th Century by Iwasaki 172

Honzo zufu

No. 11 Minakata's Mycological Illustrations 200

Minakata Kumagusu no kinrui zufu

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