Mushrooms Demystified (Paperback)

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Simply the best and most complete mushroom field guide and reference book, MUSHROOMS DEMYSTIFIED includes descriptions and keys to more than 2,000 species of mushrooms, with more than 950 photographs. Mushroom authority David Arora provides a beginner's checklist of the 70 most distinctive and common mushrooms, plus detailed chapters on terminology, classification, habitats, mushroom cookery, mushroom toxins, and the meanings of scientific mushroom names. Beginning and experienced mushroom hunters everywhere will find MUSHROOMS DEMYSTIFIED a delightful, informative, and indispensible companion.

About the Author


David Arora is an American naturalist, writer, and a biologist who specializes in the study of fungi. The author of two popular books on the identification of wild fungi--Mushrooms Demystified and All That the Rain Promises and More--Arora has also written about conservation issues relating to recreational and commercial mushroom cultivation.

Praise For…


An exceptional book . . . a must for intermediate and advanced mushroom collectors and those with wide horizons.-Cottage Life

Product Details
ISBN: 9780898151695
ISBN-10: 0898151694
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication Date: October 1986
Pages: 1056
Language: English