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Common Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of the Northeast

Field / Identification Guide

By: C Leonard Fergus and Charles Fergus

90 pages, b&w photos

Stackpole Books

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #160797 | ISBN: 081172641X
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NHBS Price: £14.50 $18/€16 approx

About this book

The north-eastern 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.

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