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An authoritative field guide to more than 450 species of wild mushrooms from around the world, Mushrooms
shows the life cycle and features of a mushroom, what supplies are needed for mushroom foraging, and how to take a spore deposit.
A photographic field guide forms the heart of the book, providing information on size, range, and habitat; clear images and illustrations of specimens; and information on what's poisonous and what's edible -- making this the ultimate guide to mushrooms.
Know your Agaricaceae from your Xylariaceae and learn how to forage for (or avoid) hundreds of mushrooms, toadstools, and fungi with this beautifully illustrated guide.
Mushrooms contains all the information you need to identify over 450 species of fungi from all around the world. Clear photographs of each kind of mushroom and their cross-sections are accompanied by annotations and descriptions, along with scale illustrations and identification charts to help you to name mushrooms you find or hope to search for.
Learn about the different anatomical sections and features of fungi, then categorize and identify your own foraging finds through extensive, but easy-to-use, visual ID guides. Key information on habitat, fruiting, and which types of mushrooms are poisonous and which are edible.
The ultimate companion for fungi enthusiasts, Mushrooms is ideal for amateurs and experts alike.