National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms (National Audubon Society Field Guides)
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American
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.
- Color: Multicolor
- Brand: Random House
- ASIN: 0394519922
The Poisonous Mushroom
Mushrooms Poisons and Panaceas: A Handbook for Naturalists, Mycologists, and Physicians
Mushrooms Poisons and Panaceas: A Handbook for Naturalists,
This study covers all aspects of mushroom consumption. Using the most current information available, the author explores new understandings of the chemistry and mechanisms of mushroom poisons, as well as the history and sociology of mushrooms, different cultural attitudes towards mushrooms and health benefits of selected species. Physicians, toxicologists, nutritionists and anyone interested in mycology and wild foods should find this book of interest.
- Brand: Freeman
- ASIN: 0716726491
National Audubon Society Pocket Guide: Familiar Mushrooms (National Audubon Society Pocket Guides)
National Audubon Society Pocket Guide: Familiar Mushrooms (National
A portable, comprehensive field guide--brimming with concise descriptions and stunning color photographs, and designed to fit into your back pocket--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.This streamlined volume contains an easy-to-use field guide identifying 80 familiar North American mushrooms, an outline of identifying mushrooms characteristics, the basics of when and where to look for mushrooms and certain distinguishing qualities of poisonous mushrooms.This pocket guide is teeming with information on this class of fungi; full-color photographs and descriptive line drawings, engaging mushroom lore on each individual mushroom species, specific identifying mushroom features, notes and warnings on each species' edibility and their poisonous lookalike counter-parts, geographical information and a guide to various mushroom family traits.Whether you are mushroom-hunting to photograph and paint them, studying them scientifically, gathering then for culinary purposes or just for the rewarding experience in itself, the National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Mushrooms is a handy reference guide to have by your side.
- Color: Black
- Brand: Random House
- ASIN: 0679729844
Edible Wild Plants: A North American Field Guide to Over 200 Natural Foods
Edible Wild Plants: A North American Field Guide
“Beautiful color photographs . . . temptingly arranged.”—The Library LetterPlanning an outdoor adventure? Make sure to consult this information-packed and photo-filled North American field guide—arranged by season and region—before you go! Already a huge success in previous editions, this must-have field guide now features a fresh new cover, as well as nearly 400 color photos and detailed information on more than 200 species of edible plants all across North America. With all the plants conveniently organized by season, enthusiasts will find it very simple to locate and identify their desired ingredients. Each entry includes images, plus facts on the plant’s habitat, physical properties, harvesting, preparation, and poisonous look-alikes. The introduction contains tempting recipes and there’s a quick-reference seasonal key for each plant.
- Brand: Sterling Publishing Co
- ASIN: 1402767153
Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest (A Timber Press Field Guide)
Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest (A Timber Press
“This beautifully illustrated guide presents descriptions and photographs of the region’s most conspicuous, distinctive, and ecologically important mushrooms.” —Chuckanut Reader The Pacific Northwest is one of the best places to find mushrooms—they are both abundant and spectacularly diverse. This compact, beautifully illustrated guide presents descriptions and photographs of 460 of the region's mushrooms. In addition to profiles on individual species, Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest also includes a general discussion and definition of fungi, information on where to find mushrooms and guidelines on collecting them, an overview of fungus ecology, and a discussion on how to avoid mushroom poisoning. More than 500 superb color photographsHelpful keys for identificationClear coded layoutCovers Oregon, Washington, southern British Columbia, Idaho, and western-most MontanaEssential reference for mushroom enthusiasts, hikers, and naturalists
- Brand: Timber Press
- ASIN: 0881929352
Edible Wild Plants: Eastern/Central North America (Peterson Field Guides)
Edible Wild Plants: Eastern/Central North America (Peterson Field
More than 370 edible wild plants, plus 37 poisonous lookalikes, are described here, with 400 drawings and 78 color photographs showing precisely how to recognize each species. Also included are habitat descriptions, lists of plants by season, and preparation instructions for 22 different food uses.
- Color: Black
- Brand: Houghton Mifflin
- ASIN: 039592622X
- UPC: 046442926225
The North American Guide to Common Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms
The North American Guide to Common Poisonous Plants
If people knew how many poisonous plants are commonly found in homes and gardens, they'd be shocked. Plants as common as monkshood, castorbean, and oleander are not just dangerous, they're deadly.The North American Guide to Common Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms is a comprehensive, easy-to-use handbook. The book is split into four main categories: mushrooms, wild plants, ornamental and crop plants, and houseplants. Each plant entry includes a clear photograph to aid the task of identification, a description of the plant, notes on where they commonly occur, and a description of their toxic properties. Plants are listed by common name to assist the non-specialist.
- Brand: Brand: Timber Press
- ASIN: 0881929298
Mushrooms: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North American Species (Wildlife and Nature Identification)
Mushrooms: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North
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 for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.www.waterfordpress.com
- Color: Black
- Brand: POCKET NATURALIST
- ASIN: 1583551824