Mushrooms demystified : a comprehensive guide to the fleshy fungi

Author
Edition
  • Second edition.
Published
  • Berkeley : Ten Speed Press [1986]
Physical description
959 pages, [80] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
ISBN
  • 9780898151695
Notes
  • Includes indexes.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 919-925).
Contents
  • Fungophobia -- What is a mushroom? -- Mushrooms and the environment -- Names and classification -- Collecting mushrooms -- Identification and terminology -- How to use the keys -- Questions about mushrooms -- LBM's : little brown mushrooms -- Habitats -- Seventy distinctive mushrooms ( a quick-reference check list) -- Key to the major groups of fleshy fungi -- Mushroom cookery -- Mushroom toxins -- What it all means (a short dictionary of scientific names)
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Identifies over two thousand species, answers common questions about mushrooms, and gives advice on collecting, preserving, and cooking with mushrooms.

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