Download and read online Mushrooms of Northeastern North America in PDF and EPUB This encyclopedic Volume, including nearly 1500 species and 650 color photographs, illustrates the diversity of mycoflora throughout northeastern North America. Professional and advanced mycologists will welcome the inclusion of microscopic features, chemical reagent data, information on classification, and author citations. The user-friendly keys and nontechnical language will appeal to the novice mushroom collector, as will the introductory information on fungal anatomy, collecting techniques, and mushroom cooking and preservation.
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Download and read online Boletes of Eastern North America in PDF and EPUB Of all the groups of wild mushrooms, none have engendered more enthusiasm and affection than the boletes. Their inherent beauty, abundance, and, for many, culinary appeal have firmly established boletes in the hearts of mushroom hunters around the world. The habitats, geographic distribution, and ecology of boletes-including the intriguing relationships they have with trees and shrubs-only add to their interest. Boletes of Eastern North America offers readers a comprehensive field guide, including extensive descriptions and more than 350 rich color photographs. Each species listing includes the most recent scientific name with existing synonyms; common names when applicable; and an overview that includes field impressions, similar species, and detailed information about habitat, fruiting frequency, and geographic distribution. Because boletes are one of the most sought-after wild mushrooms, the authors have also included a section with information on collecting, cooking, and preserving them. Advanced students and professional mycologists, as well as amateur mushroom hunters, will find this field guide an indispensable resource.
Download and read online Common Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of the Northeast in PDF and EPUB An in-the-field identification guide to more than 40 common mushrooms of the northeast, including detailed descriptions of what to look for and what to avoid. 70 illustrations.
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Download and read online Mushrooms in PDF and EPUB Mushrooms: A Falcon Field Guide covers 80 of the most common and sought-after species in North America. Conveniently sized to fit in a pocket and featuring full-color, detailed illustrations, this informative guide makes it easy to identify mushrooms in the backyard and beyond. Each mushroom is accompanied by a detailed listing of its prominent attributes and a color illustration showing its important features. Mushrooms are organized in phylogentic order, keeping families of mushrooms together for easy identification. This is the essential source in the field, both informative and beautiful to peruse.
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Download and read online North American Boletes in PDF and EPUB A guide to this highly prized group of mushrooms known for their beautiful colours, distinctive features, relative abundance and edibility. The book features species descriptions, easy to follow keys that emphasize macroscopic features for eastern and western North America and information on collecting, cooking and preserving boletes.
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Download and read online Ecology Management of the Commerically Harvested American Matsutake Mushroom in PDF and EPUB Reviews the historical importance of the Japanese matsutake (JM), its declining prod. and harvest, the taxonomy of matsutake species worldwide, ecological research pioneered by the Japanese, and how Japanese forests are managed. Discussion of the Amer. matsutake (AM) includes descriptions of its dist., tree hosts, and commercially important habitats; the social and economic context of its harvest; and the biological, ecological and forest mgmt. issues. Commercial harvest of AM has increased dramatically in the last decade, with its similarity to the JM prompting its harvest to meet increasing demands for matsutake in Japan. Illustrated.
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