National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms (National Audubon Society Field Guides) (Hardcover)

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Description


The most comprehensive field guide available to North American mushrooms--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.

Featuring a durable vinyl binding and over 700 full-color identification photographs organized visually by color and shape, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms is the perfect companion for any mushroom hunting expedition. Each species is accompanied by a detailed physical description, information on edibility, season, habitat, range, look-alikes, alternative names, and facts on edible and poisonous species, uses, and folklore. A supplementary section on cooking and eating wild mushrooms, and illustrations identifying the parts of a mushroom, round out this essential guide.

About the Author


The author, Gary H. Lincoff, is an instructor at the New York Botanical Garden; he was president of the North American Mycological Association from 1980 to 1986.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780394519920
ISBN-10: 0394519922
Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
Publication Date: December 12th, 1981
Pages: 928
Language: English
Series: National Audubon Society Field Guides (Hardcover)