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Appalachian Mushrooms : A Field Guide, Paperback / softback Book

Appalachian Mushrooms : A Field Guide Paperback / softback

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From one of the region's foremost mushroom hunters-Walter E.

Sturgeon-comes a long-overdue field guide to finding and identifying the mushrooms and fleshy fungi found in the Appalachian mountains from Canada to Georgia.

Edibility and toxicity, habitat, ecology, and detailed diagnostic features of the disparate forms they take throughout their life cycles are all included, enabling the reader to identify species without the use of a microscope or chemicals.

Appalachian Mushrooms is unparalleled in its accuracy and currency, from its detailed photographs to descriptions based on the most advanced classification information available, including recent DNA studies that have upended some mushrooms' previously accepted taxonomies.

Sturgeon celebrates more than 400 species in all their diversity, beauty, and scientific interest, going beyond the expected specimens to include uncommon ones and those that are indigenous to the Appalachian region.

This guide is destined to be an indispensable authority on the subject for everyone from beginning hobbyists to trained experts, throughout Appalachia and beyond.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Ohio University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Mycology, fungi (non-medical)
  • ISBN: 9780821423257

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