Mushrooms of Hawai'i: An Identification Guide

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Ten Speed Press, 2002 - Nature - 212 pages
The newest addition to our well-known series of mushroom guides, MUSHROOMS OF HAWAII is a beautifully illustrated book filled with scenic photographs of Hawaii and detailed photographs of over 230 mushrooms species. An essential reference guide for the novice or advanced mycologist, this handy reference tool provides you with all the information you need to make your foraging a success, including chapters on mushroom identification, bountiful mushroom-hunting spots in Hawaii, and a guide to the seasonality of Hawaiian mushrooms. Whether hunting Copelandia cyanescens ("magic" mushrooms) in the pasture grasses high in the mountains of Maui or foraging for Laetiporus (chicken of the woods), one of the edible mushrooms found in Hawaii, this book is the must-have guide for fungophiles.* The culmination of years of research, MUSHROOMS OF HAWAII is the first book to detail the fungi of the Hawaiian Islands.

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About the author (2002)

DON E. HEMMES is currently professor and chairman of the biology department at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. He has been awarded the University of Hawaii Regent's Excellence in Teaching Award and the W. H. Weston Award.
DENNIS DESJARDIN was awarded the Alexopoulos Prize from the Mycological Society of America for outstanding research and the W. H. Weston Award for excellence in teaching. He is currently professor of biology and director of the H. D. Thiers Herbarium at San Francisco State University.

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