Mushrooms Of Western Canada

Mushrooms Of Western Canada

Paperback - 1991
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More than 500 species of mushrooms found from Manitoba to the Pacific Coast are described in detail and meticulously illustrated in full colour. Includes information on habitat, distribution, identification and edibility, with indexes for common names, genera and species, as well as an illustrated glossary.
Publisher: Edmonton, Alta. : Lone Pine Pub., c1991.
ISBN: 9780919433472
0919433472
Characteristics: 414 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,22 cm.

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Jul 16, 2011

Comprehensive text complete with colour illustrations (not photographs) and a key at the beginning for quicker identification.
First half of the book idenitfies the genus and lists the corresponding species with a few words on the major defining features while the second half focuses on deeper species description. All mushrooms are labelled as "edible", "non-edible", "not recommended for eating" or "poisonous". The edible ones further identify the taste and quality.
Also has a small section depicting the various shapes of fruiting bodies, an illustrated glossary as well as a regular glossary.

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