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Fungipedia : a brief compendium of mushroom lore

Author: Lawrence Millman; Amy Jean Porter
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An illustrated mini-encyclopedia of fungal lore, from John Cage to Terrence McKenna and from mushroom sex to fairy ringsFungipedia presents a delightful A-Z treasury of mushroom lore. With more than 180 entries--on topics as varied as Alice in Wonderland, chestnut blight, medicinal mushrooms, poisonings, Santa Claus, and waxy caps--this collection will transport both general readers and specialists into the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Folklore
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Millman; Amy Jean Porter
ISBN: 9780691195384 0691195382
OCLC Number: 1103605862
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Epigraph Page; Preface; Entry A-Z; Afterword; Acknowledgments; Useful References
Responsibility: Lawrence Millman ; illustrations by Amy Jean Porter.

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An illustrated mini-encyclopedia of fungal lore, from John Cage and Terrence McKenna to mushroom sex and fairy rings. With more than 180 entries, this collection will transport both general readers  Read more...

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"This little book is big fun."---Michael Pollan on Twitter, "Millman has come out with a delightful stocking stuffer. . . . Wit and good humor are never lacking, the whimsy doesn't belie the deep Read more...

 
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