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Collins Need to Know? Mushroom Hunting: How to safely identify edible wild mushrooms

Handbook / ManualWildlife GuideWalking / Outdoor GuideOut of Print

Series: Collins Need to Know Series

By: Patrick Harding

192 pages, colour photos

Harper Collins

Paperback | Dec 2006 | #158057 | ISBN: 000721507X
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About this book

This practical guide to identifying, picking and cooking edible mushrooms gives you all the details you need to fully enjoy the adventure of locating and collecting wild mushrooms.

Over 75 of the best edible species with warnings about poisonous lookalikes are detailed, along with advice on where you will find them and when, and recipes for seasonal dishes.

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After gaining his doctorate by growing grass on coal tips, Patrick Harding enjoyed over 25 years as a university lecturer. He now runs numerous courses and works with the BBC on programmes about herbal medicine, wild flowers, mushrooms, and trees. Patrick is the author of 'Gem Mushrooms' and 'How to ID Edible Mushrooms', and has had years of experience, lecturing and leading groups on fungal forays. He was recently filmed with Richard and Judy for a BBC 2 series.

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