Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

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Explore the heart of mushroom country

The Pacific Northwest is one of the best places to find mushrooms--they are both abundant and spectacularly diverse. Yet until now, there has been no mushroom guide that focuses on the region. 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.
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, ©2009
ISBN: 9780881929355
0881929352
Branch Call Number: 579.609795 T866m 2009
Characteristics: 349 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Ammirati, Joseph F.
Mello, Marsha

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This field guide is geared directly toward mushrooms of our region. There are nice color photographs of each mushroom and a couple of paragraphs on each. I find that All the Rain Provide and More is easier to use as field guide as for identification, but this makes a nice companion source for m... Read More »


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