National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Mushrooms

Category: Book
By (author): Katsaros, Peter
Series: National Audubon Society Pocket Guides
Subject:  NATURE / Plants / General
  NATURE / Plants / Mushrooms
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Published: July 1990
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 4.11in x 5.98in x 0.43in
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From The Publisher*The National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Mushrooms is filled with distinct descriptions and detailed color photographs yet is compact enough to easily slip into the back pocket when on a mushroom-hunting excursion. This streamlined volume contains; an easy-to-use field guide identifying 80 familiar North American mushrooms, an outline of identifying mushrooms characteristics, the basics of when and where to look for mushrooms and certain distinguishing qualities of poisonous mushrooms.

This pocket guide is teeming with information on this class of fungi; full-color photographs and descriptive line drawings, engaging mushroom lore on each individual mushroom species, specific identifying mushroom features, notes and warnings on each species' edibility and their poisonous lookalike counter-parts, geographical information and a guide to various mushroom family traits.

Whether you are mushroom-hunting to photograph and paint them, studying them scientifically, gathering then for culinary purposes or just for the rewarding experience in itself, the National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Mushrooms is a handy reference guide to have by your side.