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Mushrooms for Health: Medicinal Secrets of Northeastern Fungi
     

Mushrooms for Health: Medicinal Secrets of Northeastern Fungi

by Greg Marley
 

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There is a burgeoning interest in natural medicines in the United States. Among these natural health powerhouses are mushrooms, and here mycologist Greg Marley introduces ten species found in New England-and elsewhere, too, in many cases. Marley describes where to find and how to prepare these fungi and lists their health-supporting benefits. On a comforting note,

Overview

There is a burgeoning interest in natural medicines in the United States. Among these natural health powerhouses are mushrooms, and here mycologist Greg Marley introduces ten species found in New England-and elsewhere, too, in many cases. Marley describes where to find and how to prepare these fungi and lists their health-supporting benefits. On a comforting note, Marley says there are no poisonous look-alikes for any of these beneficial fungi!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892729012
Publisher:
Down East Books
Publication date:
10/01/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
112
File size:
8 MB

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Meet the Author

Greg Marley, of Rockland, Maine has studied mushrooms for more than 30 years. He has a B.S. in Botany with a minor in Chemistry and a focus on plant taxonomy and ecology, and he is a volunteer consultant for the Northern New England Poison Control Center and various hospital emergency rooms for cases involving mushroom ingestion and identification. He also cultivates edible and medicinal mushrooms and provides wild edible mushrooms to professional chefs.

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