British Edible Fungi

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Read Books, Mar 1, 2007 - Nature - 256 pages
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Contained within this book is a work of great practical utility, written by the influential mycologist, Mordecai Cubitt Cooke. An efficient handbook for the guidance of young or inexperienced mycophagists, this scarce text contains a wealth of information pertaining to the most common and delectable wild mushrooms to be found in England. The perfect book for beginners, this wonderful mycological text is well deserving of a place in any mushroom-based collection. Chapters contained herein include: Fungus Eating, Explanatory, The Common Mushroom, The Meadow Mushroom, Brown Mushrooms, Shaggy Caps, Parasol Mushrooms, St George s Mushroom, Warted Caps, Dusky Caps, Milky Mushrooms, Oyster Mushrooms, and many more. Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1825 1914) was an influential English mycologist and botanist. This book is proudly republished here with a new introduction."

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