We will have a limited number of signed copies upon publication.
Over 330 species illustrated by colour photographs and illustrations including drawings of spores along with identification keys to subgenera and species.
This is the first major work on the genus Cortinarius in Britain for over 60 years with many species illustrated here for the first time.
Geoffrey Kibby has studied fungi for over 50 years and is the senior editor of the mycological journal Field Mycology and a Research Associate of the Royal Botanic Gardens. Kew as well as the author of many best selling books on fungi.
Mario Tortelli has collected fungi for over 40 years and has a special interest in the genus Cortinarius having studied them in Britain and across Europe.
"[...] This monograph has keys, descriptions and notes for every species, but its crowning glory is the pictures: coloured drawings by Geoffrey Kibby combined with colour photographs taken in situ by Mario Tortelli. Both are of excellent quality and are well printed. [...] If you want to get into
them, you will need this state-of-the-art guide. And, besides, it is lovely to look at."
– Peter Marren, British Wildlife Volume 34(1), October 2022