Audubon Mushrooms Pocket Guide
The National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Mushrooms is filled with distinct descriptions and detailed color photographs, yet is compact enough to easily slip into a back pocket when on a mushroom-hunting excursion. This streamlined volume contains an easy-to-use field guide identifying 80 familiar North American mushrooms, an outline of identifying mushrooms characteristics, the basics of when and where to look for mushrooms, and certain distinguishing qualities of poisonous mushrooms. This pocket guide is teeming with information on this class of fungi; full-color photographs and descriptive line drawings, engaging mushroom lore on each individual mushroom species, specific identifying mushroom features, notes and warnings on each species' edibility and their poisonous lookalike counter-parts, geographical information, and a guide to various mushroom family traits. Whether you are mushroom-hunting to photograph and paint them, studying them scientifically, gathering them for culinary purposes, or just for the rewarding experience in itself, the National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Mushrooms is a handy reference guide to have in your pocket.