Mushrooms Demystified: A Comprehensive Guide to the Fleshy Fungi

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Ten Speed Press, 1986 - Gardening - 959 pages
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Simply the best and most complete mushroom field guide and reference book, MUSHROOMS DEMYSTIFIED includes descriptions and keys to more than 2,000 species of mushrooms, with more than 950 photographs. Mushroom authority David Arora provides a beginner's checklist of the 70 most distinctive and common mushrooms, plus detailed chapters on terminology, classification, habitats, mushroom cookery, mushroom toxins, and the meanings of scientific mushroom names. Beginning and experienced mushroom hunters everywhere will find MUSHROOMS DEMYSTIFIED a delightful, informative, and indispensible companion.

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Marvelous reference book. - Goodreads
One of the great reference books of our times! - Goodreads
This is my most used reference book ever... - Goodreads
Highly comprehensive reference text for all fungivores. - Goodreads
Excellent, clear yet humorous reference. - Goodreads
An excellent reference. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

I'm not sure you can really be "done" with this reference book. I've only read about half of it, but it's still obviously a classic guide to mushrooms. I can't give it 5 stars because I just haven't ... Read full review

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User Review  - James Mize - Goodreads

Authoritative and comprehensive, often witty, but altogether somewhat dense. While this mushroom hunters' bible is indispensable, it could benefit from more pictures. Read full review

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