Pocket Guide to Mushrooms

Author: John C. Harris

Publisher: Bloomsbury Wildlife

ISBN: 9781472969606

Category: Nature

Page: 192

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Pocket Guide to Mushrooms covers 158 of the most common mushrooms found in the UK and also in northern and central Europe, each mushroom is identified and presented with expert photography in this informative yet highly portable book. It is as visually impressive as it is easy to use, with many stunning full-page images to support the authoritative text.

The Pocket Guide to Wild Mushrooms

Helpful Tips for Mushrooming in the Field

Author: Pelle Holmberg,Hans Marklund

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1626364842

Category: Nature

Page: 128

View: 1900


When you’re in the wild and you spot a nice-looking mushroom, how do you know if it is safe to eat? Question no more with the The Pocket Guide to Wild Mushrooms. This tiny companion is the perfect book to bring along when foraging for delectable fungi. Inside its neatly arranged pages are fifty-two edible mushrooms as well as the mushrooms with which they are often confused, whether edible or toxic. Beautiful photographs adorn the pages with mushrooms in the wild as well as picked, showing them from a multitude of angles. Study these photographs and you will become adept at recognizing edible and safe mushrooms. Even those who are unfamiliar with the mushroom forest can make a start at foraging with this instructional work, and, with the help of The Pocket Guide to Wild Mushrooms, can become experts in no time. Using practical symbol systems, distribution maps, and tips on picking, cleaning, cooking, and canning, the reader will also become familiar with a wide variety of wild mushrooms, including morels, black trumpets, chanterelles, sheep polypore, porcini, a variety of boletes, and many more. Grabbing this guide on the way out to go hunt for mushrooms will ensure a successful foraging experience.

Pocket Guide To Wild Flowers

Author: Bob Gibbons

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472913299

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 4809


An accessible guide providing comprehensive detail on 130 of the most common British species of wild flowers. A short introduction to the book includes information on the structure of flowers and how to use the guide to identify wild flowers. Species are illustrated in more than 150 of the author's remarkable colour photographs. Each species account includes a general introduction and description, flowering time and distribution. Also available in this series: Bloomsbury Pocket Guide to Insects Bloomsbury Pocket Guide to Garden Birds Bloomsbury Pocket Guide to Trees and Shrubs Bloomsbury Pocket Guide to Tracks and Signs Bloomsbury Pocket Guide to Mushrooms


A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North American Species

Author: James Kavanagh

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 9781583551820

Category: Nature

Page: 1

View: 4709


When foraging for wild mushrooms, it is critical to be able to positively identify edible and poisonous species. Mushrooms is your guide to familiar, widespread North American species. This beautifully illustrated pocket guide highlights over 60 familiar edible species and 14 poisonous species and includes tips on identifying and harvesting wild mushrooms. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal forfield use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.

Pocket Guide to Mushrooms of South Africa

Author: Marieka Gryzenhout

Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa

ISBN: 1431701742

Category: Nature

Page: 144

View: 2307


Neither plant nor animal, mushrooms or fungi are mysterious organisms that range in size from microscopic to over a metre wide. What’s more, in South Africa alone there are estimated to be more than 171 500 species. Pocket Guide: Mushrooms of South Africa features a selection of the species more commonly found in the region. Detailed descriptions and colour photographs will enable enthusiasts to identify these mushrooms in the field. Edibility (or otherwise) is given, as well as poison warnings where relevant. Easy to use and in compact format, this pocket guide will appeal to both the academic and popular sectors; and it will prove invaluable on outings into the countryside, particularly among the growing number of collectors of edible mushrooms.

A Guide to Field Guides

Identifying the Natural History of North America

Author: Diane Schmidt

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563087073

Category: Nature

Page: 304

View: 8359


Focusing on the North American continent, this book, the first of its kind, identifies and describes major field guides in all scientific subject areas (from plants, animals, and insects to astronomy and weather, geology and fossils, and man-made objects). Organized by topic, it offers complete bibliographic information and descriptions of more than 1,300 field guides.

Familiar Mushrooms

Author: Peter Katsaros,National Audubon Society

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: 9780679729846

Category: Nature

Page: 191

View: 8818


Covers eighty of the most common mushrooms in North America and includes basic facts, a description of key identifying features, notes on edibility, habitat, and geographical range

The Thackery T Lambshead Pocket Guide To Eccentric & Discredited Diseases

Author: Jeff VanderMeer,Mark Roberts

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447276426

Category: Fiction

Page: 496

View: 1558


From the author of Annihilation, now a major motion picture Marvellously entertaining dip-in spoof guide to exotic fictional illnesses and afflictions, with over eighty entries contributed by fifty-eight writers, including the editors themselves and Steve Aylett, Neil Gaiman, David Langford, China Miéville, Michael Moorcock, Brian Stableford, etc. It is illustrated throughout with curious and humorously unenlightening sketches. 'An amazing book ... sure to delight the discerning (and slightly warped) reader' Publishers Weekly

A Field Guide to Mushrooms

North America

Author: Kent H. McKnight,Roger Tory Peterson,Vera B. McKnight

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395910900

Category: Nature

Page: 448

View: 4706


More than 1,000 species of mushrooms described in detail. Over 700 paintings and drawings reveal subtle field marks that cannot be captured into photographs.

The Deerholme Mushroom Book

From Foraging to Feasting

Author: Bill Jones

Publisher: TouchWood Editions

ISBN: 1771510056

Category: Cooking

Page: 264

View: 7075


Expand your culinary knowledge of wild and cultivated mushrooms with this comprehensive cookbook by award-winning writer and chef Bill Jones. Learn from an acknowledged expert in the field of wild foods how to source mushrooms through foraging, shopping, and growing, and get a thorough overview of the common types of wild and cultivated fungi. Gain insight into the medicinal and cultural uses of mushrooms, and reap the health benefits of simple, unprocessed food. Delicious recipes for basic pantry preparations, soups, salads, meats, seafood, and vegetable dishes, all featuring mushrooms, include: Truffle Potato Croquettes; Mushroom Pate; Porcini Naan; Semolina Mushroom Cake; Beef Tenderloin and Oyster Mushroom Carpaccio; Curried Mushroom and Coconut Bisque. The Deerholme Mushroom Book is every chef’s essential guide to edible mushrooms.