Mushrooms: How to Identify and Gather Wild Mushrooms and Other Fungi Summary

- 2017
Mushroom Identification
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Key Takeaways

  1. Visual guides to mushroom species with full-color photographs.
  2. Tips on distinguishing edible from poisonous fungi.


This field guide is structured to help foragers of all levels correctly identify various species of mushrooms and fungi. Each entry is accompanied by a photograph and a detailed description, including habitat, season, and edibility.

The book not only teaches how to safely collect and prepare mushrooms but also includes interesting facts about their ecological roles and cultural significance, enhancing the foraging experience with educational content.

Its user-friendly format and practical information make it a valuable companion for nature walks and foraging expeditions, ensuring that enthusiasts can explore the world of mushrooms with confidence and enjoyment.

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