A Field Guide to Mushrooms: North America

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1998 - Nature - 448 pages
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More than 1,000 species of mushrooms described in detail. Over 700 paintings and drawings reveal subtle field marks that cannot be captured into photographs.
  

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Review: A Field Guide to Mushrooms: North America (Peterson Field Guides #34)

User Review  - Tyrell Warner - Goodreads

I must have taken this book out of the library a hundred times every summer and fall while I was younger in order to identify and take specimens, pictures, and spore prints of mushrooms in the large ... Read full review

Review: A Field Guide to Mushrooms: North America (Peterson Field Guides #34)

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

I had a really hard time finding anything in this book and found the pictures didn't look much like the mushrooms. Why do I ever stray from good old Audubon field guilds. Sorry to the authors but i just found this book confusing and frustrating. Read full review

Contents

How to Use This Book
1
Mushrooms Are Fungi
15
Mushroom Poisoning
24
Basidiomycetes
64
Gilled Mushrooms
133
Stinkhorns and False Truffles
344
Puffballs and Earthstars
350
Palate Pointers Recipes
369
Glossary
399
Selected References
407
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Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

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