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Mushrooms: An Introduction to Familiar North American Species (Pocket Naturalist)by James Kavanagh
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Mushrooms, An Introduction to Familiar North American Species, is a must-have reference guide for beginners and experts alike. Whether you're on a nature hike or exploring in your neighborhood, you'll want to take along a copy of this indispensable guide. The Pocket Naturalist series is an introduction to common plants and animals and natural phenomena. Each pocket-sized, folding guide highlights up to 150 species and most feature a map identifying prominent sanctuaries and outstanding natural attractions. Each is laminated for durability. (31/2 X 81/4 folded, opens to 22 X 81/4, color illustrations, map)
For anyone foraging the wilds for mushrooms, knowing which are edible and which are poisonous is crucial. Mushrooms is your guide to familiar, widespread North American species. Detailed illustrations highlight over 60 familiar edible and 14 poisonous species. Created and printed in the USA, this guide was updated in 2012 with a new cover design and updated species selection. Laminated for durability, this lightweight guide will conveniently fold to fit into your pocket.
Pocket-sized and thorough, this pamphlet examines more than 60 edible and 14 poisonous species of North American mushrooms. Laminated for durability, this handy guide is ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.
About the Author
James Kavanagh has authored over 100 guides that introduce novices to common plants, animals and natural phenomena.
"Environmental education begins when people begin to understand and appreciate the plants and animals in their immediate environment and their relationship to them. This education often begins when people learn the names of species. Just like with humans, a relationship between two individuals begins when they first learn each other's name and grows from there. We hope that by creating products that introduce readers to species, we will begin to facilitate long term relationships that allow people to better comprehend their place in the natural world and understand the urgent need to protect and sustain all species."
James Kavanagh, President
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