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COMMON EDIBLE AND POISONOUS MUSHROOMS OF THE NORTHEAST

by: C. Leonard Fergus & Charles Fergus

ID info for some 50 mushrooms that mushroom hunters are most likely to encounter in the wild. 70 B&W photos; 5.5×8 inches, 96 pgs.

0-8117-2641-X
978-0-8117-2641-2
Softcover
03-14-2003
Identification & Field Guides

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Overview

• Handy in-the-field identification guide
• Features the “foolproof five”
• Includes a useful identification flowchart

The northeastern United States is home to an enormous variety of mushrooms–some delicious, some deadly. This handy in-the-field guide offers identification information for some 50 mushrooms that mushroom hunters are most likely to encounter in the wild: Parasol Mushroom, Delicious Lactarius, Sulphur Shelf, Giant Puffball. It also features detailed photographs illustrating the characteristics to look for when identifying mushrooms and natural history information–where they grow, when they appear, and the various forms they take.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS
C. Leonard Fergus
was a mycology professor at Pennsylvania State University. Charles Fergus is the author of Trees of Pennsylvania (0-8117-2092-6), Wildlife of Pennsylvania (0-8117-2899-4), Natural Pennsylvania (0-8117-2038-1), and a host of other books about the natural world.

Details

ISBN: 0-8117-2641-X
Publisher: NATIONAL BOOK NETWORK
Publish Date: 03-14-2003

“COMMON EDIBLE AND POISONOUS MUSHROOMS OF THE NORTHEAST”

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