Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of the World

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Mushrooms are among the most intriguing and striking inhabitants of the natural world, as highly regarded for their distinctive flavors and uses in cooking and medicine as for their sometimes strange, often beautiful shapes and forms. Some are medicinal, others poisonous or even lethal. "Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of the World" is a well-rounded look at mushrooms, including their cultivation, ethnobotanical uses, and the fascinating roles they play in nature. The authors provide expert advice on how to identify and distinguish between edible and poisonous wild mushrooms and how to record important details, with suggestions for taking photographs and preparing spore prints. More than 250 stunning photographs accompany the text. Truly international in its coverage, this engaging introduction to the world of mushrooms will appeal to naturalists, students, photographers, chefs, hikers, and potential growers from around the world.

Title: Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of the World

Author: Hall, Iar R. ; Steven L. Stephenson; Peter K. Buchanan; Wang Yn; Anthony L. J. Cole

Categories: Plants, Mushrooms,

Publisher: Timber Press: 2003

ISBN Number: 1604692472

ISBN Number 13: 9781604692471

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 137240

Description: Book shows little to no wear of any kind with creaseless covers and spine, text/interior is free of marking of any kind. 371 pages, heavily illustrated with color photos.