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The mushroom hunter"s field guide. by Alexander Hanchett Smith

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mushrooms -- United States -- Identification,
  • Mushrooms -- Canada -- Identification

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenreIdentification
The Physical Object
Pagination264 p.
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23249628M

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  It’s also a bit too big and heavy to be a true field guide; the better bet is to collect mushrooms for identification with the book back at camp or at home. But for intermediate or advanced mushroom hunters, especially those hunting in California (the author focuses on his home state), Mushrooms Demystified is a must-have. A field guide with an emphasis on California mushrooms is long overdue."--Greg W. Douhan, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, University of California, Riverside. "The perfect update to a classic mushroom field guide. This book combines excellent images and useful keys with up-to-date scientific findings on mushrooms.".   The Mushroom Hunter's Field Guide is the guide that tells when, where, and how to find delicious edible mushrooms and how to avoid poisonous ones. Beginners as well as experts will be able to identify mushrooms in a matter of minutes. All of the mushrooms included are illustrated in beautiful color, adding visual enjoyment to the textual materials.4/5. THE MUSHROOM HUNTER'S FIELD GUIDE REVISED AND ENLARGED by Alexander H. Smith Published: The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor - , Fifth Printing, Revised & Enlarged This hardcover book measures 5 1/4" X 10 3/4" - pages, with B&W photographs, plus color Rating: % positive.

The Mushroom Hunter's Field Guide is the guide that tells when, where, and how to find delicious edible mushrooms and how to avoid poisonous ones. Beginners as well as experts will be able to identify mushrooms in a matter of minutes. All of the mushrooms included are illustrated in beautiful color, adding visual enjoyment to the textual materials.4/5(1). Wild mushroom field guides are published in several formats, including paperback books, hardcover books, and eBooks. Inexpensive: eBooks offer comprehensive wild mushroom field guides at the lowest price. Load a digital wild mushroom field guide on your smartphone or tablet for easy access in the field. Guides in the budget-friendly range cost. To take a spore print, take a mushroom, cut the cap away from the stem using a sharp knife, and place it gills down on a piece of paper. If the mushroom you have been hunting is known to have white or a light print, then use some black paper. Leave the cap alone for around minutes. After this time, remove the cap. You should be left with. Perfect for those interested in learning more about mushrooms, the unusually large number of described species makes this book a must-have for experienced mushroom hunters as well as beginners. Here, at last, is the field guide for North and South Carolina mushrooms, from the mountains to the coast, presented in a single, portable volume.