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Basic Illustrated Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Basic Illustrated Series [Falcon Guides]

By: Jim Meuninck(Author)

112 pages, 60 colour & 1 b/w illustrations

Falcon Guides

Paperback | Jun 2015 | #228234 | ISBN-13: 9781493008032
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NHBS Price: £8.95 $11/€10 approx

About this book

For a generation, the Basic Illustrated series, which is US-focused, has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether you're planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, Basic Illustrated books tell you what you need to know. Learn how to:
- Forage for and identify wild mushrooms
- Treat a variety of ailments and illnesses, from colds to heart disease and more
- Distinguish between edible and nonedible parts of mushrooms
- Make delicious dinners, snacks, and other healthy recipes

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Jim Meuninck is a biologist and counselor who, for more than thirty years, has studied the use of wild plants as food and medicine in North America, Europe, Central America, Japan, and China. He lives on the shores of Eagle Lake, in Edwardsburg, Michigan.

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