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Field guide to mushrooms of western North America

Author: R Michael Davis; Robert Sommer; John A Menge
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012.
Series: California natural history guides, 106.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Amateur mushroom collectors and mycologists alike will find over 300 species of the region's most distinctive and ecologically important mushrooms profiled in this comprehensive field guide.
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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Michael Davis; Robert Sommer; John A Menge
ISBN: 9780520271074 0520271076 9780520271081 0520271084
OCLC Number: 758844413
Description: x, 459 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: Preface 1. Introduction 2. What is a Mushroom? 3. Fungal Ecology 4. Collecting Mushrooms 5. Classification Quick identification guide to major groups 6. General Keys 7. Species Descriptions 8. Fungal Arts and Crafts 9. Mushroom Cultivation 10. Toxins 11. Resources Appendix 1. Table of spore colors and genera Appendix 2. Synonyms, name changes, and misapplied names Glossary Acknowledgments and Contributors of photographs
Series Title: California natural history guides, 106.
Responsibility: R. Michael Davis, Robert Sommer, John A. Menge.

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California and the Western States are rich in abundant and diverse species of mushrooms. This title presents over 300 species of the region's most common, distinctive, and ecologically important  Read more...

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