A Detailed Mushroom Field Guide with Helpful Photos
With more than 700 mushrooms detailed with color photographs and descriptive text, the Field Guide to North American Mushrooms is the most comprehensive resource there is for both experienced and novice mushroom gatherers. The 762 full-color identification photographs show the mushrooms as they appear in natural habitats. Organized visually, the book groups all mushrooms by color and shape to make identification simple and accurate in the field, while the text account for each species includes a detailed physical description, information on edibility, season, habitat, range, look-alikes, alternative names, and facts on edible and poisonous species, uses, and folklore. A supplementary section on cooking and eating wild mushrooms, and illustrations identifying the parts of a mushroom, round out this essential guide.