The culmination of over thirty years' work, this authoritative and superbly illustrated reference work is packed with information and original photographs. This book is also clear, user friendly and will appeal to a wide range of readers.
Unsurpassed in both illustrative and descriptive detail, "Mushrooms" contains over 1,250 photographs, often showing the specimens in various stages of growth. Having sold more than 750,000 copies in Europe of his previous title on mushrooms, Roger Phillips sets the benchmark.
'Roger Phillips has written the best mushroom book I know: His descriptions and photographs, combined with an evangelical and infectious passion for the subject, will make an instant mycophile of anyone who picks it up.'
'A masterpiece of identification.'
Roger Phillips is an award-winning photographer with a reputation spanning thirty years. He has consistently pioneered the use of colour photography for the reliable identification of natural history subjects, and has wrtten more than 20 books dedicated to this purpose.