Common Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of New York

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-06-30
  • Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr
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The authors include attractive recipes accompanied by photographs of the recipes accompanied by photographs of the recipes preparation. With concise, accurate and easy-to-follow descriptions, the book provided a safe and reliable introduction to mushroom gathering.

Author Biography

Alan E. Bessette is a mycologist and professor of biology at Utica College Arleen R. Bessette is a mycologist and botanical photographer

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. x
Introductionp. 1
Mushroom Basicsp. 1
Collecting Mushrooms for the Tablep. 2
How to Make a Spore Printp. 3
How to Use This Guidep. 4
Mushroom Identification Procedurep. 4
Color Key to the Major Groups of Mushroomsp. 7
Descriptions and Illustrations of Edible Speciesp. 17
Boletesp. 17
Chanterelles and Alliesp. 20
Coral Fungip. 24
Gilled Mushroomsp. 26
Giant Puffballsp. 44
Hypomycesp. 46
Morelsp. 48
Polyporesp. 50
Tooth Fungip. 54
Descriptions and Illustrations of Inedible and Poisonous Speciesp. 59
Boletesp. 59
False Morelsp. 64
Gilled Mushroomsp. 66
The Culinary Mushroomp. 81
Guidelines for Eating Wild Mushroomsp. 81
Preparing and Preserving Wild Mushroomsp. 82
Cooking Wild Mushroomsp. 83
Wild Mushroom Recipesp. 84
Glossaryp. 99
Recommended Readingp. 103
Index to Common Namesp. 105
Index to Scientific Namesp. 107
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