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Title:
The Audubon Society field guide to North American mushrooms
Author:
Lincoff, Gary.
Personal Author:
Edition:
A Chanticleer Press edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, [1981]

©1981
Physical Description:
926 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780394519920
Format :
Book

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Audubon Library QK617 .L5 Adult Non-Fiction Reference material
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Summary

Summary

The most comprehensive field guide available to North American mushrooms--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.

Featuring a durable vinyl binding and over 700 full-color identification photographs organized visually by color and shape, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms is the perfect companion for any mushroom hunting expedition. Each species is accompanied by a detailed physical description, information on edibility, season, habitat, range, look-alikes, alternative names, and facts on edible and poisonous species, uses, and folklore. A supplementary section on cooking and eating wild mushrooms, and illustrations identifying the parts of a mushroom, round out this essential guide.


Author Notes

The author, Gary H. Lincoff, is an instructor at the New York Botanical Garden; he was president of the North American Mycological Association from 1980 to 1986.


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