This field guide and reference book includes descriptions and keys to more than 2000 species of mushrooms, with more than 950 photographs. Mushroom authority David Arora provides a beginner's checklist of the 70 most distinctive and common mushrooms, plus detailed chapters on terminology, classification, habitats, mushroom cookery, mushroom toxins, and the meanings of scientific mushroom names. Beginning and experienced mushroom hunters everywhere will find "Mushrooms Demystified" a delightful, informative, and indispensible companion.
An exceptional book . . . a must for intermediate and advanced mushroom collectors and those with wide horizons.
- Cottage Life