Pocket Guide to Mushrooms

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/19/2015
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA

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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.

Author Biography

John C. Harris has been a keen forager and field mycologist from many years in the UK. He is a member of a local fungi study group and is the author of The Mushroom Diary, a popular online mushroom blog (www.mushroomdiary.co.uk).

Table of Contents

BASIDIOMYCETES (Mushrooms with Gills)
Russulas, Milkcaps, Waxcaps, Bonnets, Funnels, Knights, Tricholoma Allies, Honey Fungi, Deceivers,
Parachutes, Toughshanks, False Chanterelle, Parasols, Dapperlings, Amanitas, Pinkgills, Blewits,
Pinkgills, Shields, Webcaps, Fibrecaps, Rustgills, Scalycaps, Poisonpies, Fibrecaps and similar species, Tufts and Woodtufts, Fieldcaps, Mushrooms, Fieldcaps, Roundheads, Psilocybe,
Brittlestems, Weeping Widow, Inkcaps, Mottlegills, Oysters, Oysterlings, Spikes, Chanterelles,
Boletes, Bracket Fungi, Toothed Fungi, Puffballs, Earthballs, Earthstars, Bird's Nest Fungi, Stinkhorns, Club Fungi, Cauliflower Fungi, Coral Fungi, Jelly Fungi and similar species

ASCOMYCETES (Spore Shooters)
Morels, Saddles, Cup Fungi, Jelly Discs, Xylariaceae, Truffles

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