National Audubon Society Field Guide to Mushrooms
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NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY FIELD GUIDE TO MUSHROOMS. With more than 700 mushrooms detailed with color photographs and descriptive text, this is the most comprehensive photographic field guide to the mushrooms of North America. 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.
- Appalachian Outdoors
The most comprehensive photographic field guide of North American mushrooms; 703 species in full detail, with notes on hundreds of look-alikes. 762 full-color photographs identify mushrooms as they appear in their natural habitats. Organized with a visual key for quick categorizing--arranged by shape and color for easy identification. A second key lets you identify gilled mushrooms by spore print color. The author is president of the North American Mycological Association and an instructor at the New York Botanical Garden.