Mushrooms of the redwood coast : a comprehensive guide to the fungi of coastal northern California / Noah Siegel and Christian Schwarz
- Chanterelles and Gomphoids -- Amanita -- Lepiota and Allies -- Agaricus and Melanophyllum -- Dark-Spored Mushrooms - Brown-Spored Decomposers - Mycorrhizal Brown-Spored Mushrooms -- Cortinarius -- Entoloma and Allies -- Pluteus and Allies -- Russula and Lactarius -- Waxy Caps -- The White-Spored Multitude -- Pleurotoid Mushrooms -- Gilled Bolete Relatives -- Boletes -- Polypores and Allies -- Crust Fungi -- Tooth Fungi -- Coral and Club Fungi -- Puffballs, Earthballs, Earthstars, Stinkhorns, and Bird's Nests -- Truffles -- Jelly Fungi -- Morels, False Morels, and Elfin Saddles -- Cup Fungi.
- This exhaustive reference helps readers learn to find and identify 750 species of mushrooms common to coastal California. Each entry has a photograph, along with well-researched, up-to-date information on the fungi's description, ecology, and edibility. Written in a clear and concise style, Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast teaches beginning and experienced mushroom hunters how to find, photograph, and identify mushrooms, from common species to hard-to-find standouts. With tips on mushroom hunting, descriptions of specific biozones, and an easy-to-use key for identification, this guide is a much-needed update for a perennially popular category. --Publisher's description.
- 9781607748175 (trade pbk. ; alk. paper) and 1607748177 (trade pbk. ; alk. paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references (pages 576-581) and index.
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