The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms

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Knopf, 1981 - Nature - 926 pages
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With more than 700 mushrooms detailed with color photographs and descriptive text, this is the most comprehensive photographic field guide to the mushrooms of North America. The 762 full-color identification photographs show the mushrooms as they appear in natural habitats. Organized visually, the book groups all mushrooms by color and shape to make identification simple and accurate in the field, while the text account for each species includes a detailed physical description, information on edibility, season, habitat, range, look-alikes, alternative names, and facts on edible and poisonous species, uses, and folklore. A supplementary section on cooking and eating wild mushrooms, and illustrations identifying the parts of a mushroom, round out this essential guide.

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User Review  - waggywoofy - Overstock.com

Good resource good pictures perhaps a bit technical sounding at times. Need to refer to back and forth to photos which are all grouped together. All in all very decent. Read full review

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A necessary addition to the mycologists library. Clear color photos aid in identification good descriptions and a lookalike section to descriptions that helps clarify. I have used this book for a long ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
11
Text
13
How to Use This Guide
31
Veiled Mushrooms with Attached Gills
130
369
264
Chanterelles and Other Vaseshaped
282
Slimes Jellies and Crustlike Fungi
321
550597
321
Puffballs Earthstars Amanita Buttons
321
Corallike Mushrooms 733756
733
Spore Print Chart
857
Cooking and Eating Wild Mushrooms
875
Glossary
881
Authors of Fungi
887
Index
893
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