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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.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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California and the Western States are rich in abundant and diverse species of mushrooms. Amateur mushroom collectors and mycologists alike will find over 300 species of the region's most common, distinctive, and ecologically important mushrooms profiled in this comprehensive field guide. It provides the most up-to-date science on the role of fungi in the natural world, methods to identify species, and locations of  Read more...
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Davis, R. Michael.
Field guide to mushrooms of western North America.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011037103
(OCoLC)758844413
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R Michael Davis; Robert Sommer; John A Menge
ISBN: 9780520953604 0520953606 0520271076 9780520271074 0520271084 9780520271081
OCLC Number: 797915861
Description: 1 online resource (473 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; INTRODUCTION; What Is a Mushroom?; Fungal Ecology; Collecting Mushrooms; Mushroom Cultivation; Toxins; CLASSIFICATION AND KEYS; Quick Identification Guide to Major Groups; General Keys; SPECIES DESCRIPTIONS; Basidiomycetes; Ascomycetes; Slime Molds; FUNGAL ARTS AND CRAFTS; Watercolor Paintings; Appendix 1. Spore Colors of Some Common Gilled Mushroom Genera; Appendix 2. Synonyms, Name Changes, and Misapplied Names; Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z; Resources; Additional Captions; Acknowledgments and Art Credits; Index; A; B; C; D; E. FG; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y.
Series Title: California natural history guides.

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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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