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Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest (A Timber Press Field Guide)

Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest (A Timber Press Field Guide) Lowest new price: $9.91
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Author: Joe Ammirati
Brand: Timber Press

Explore the heart of mushroom country

The Pacific Northwest is one of the best places to find mushrooms—they are both abundant and spectacularly diverse. Yet until now, there has been no mushroom guide that focuses on the region. This compact, beautifully illustrated guide presents descriptions and photographs of 460 of the region's mushrooms. In addition to profiles on individual species, Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest also includes a general discussion and definition of fungi, information on where to find mushrooms and guidelines on collecting them, an overview of fungus ecology, and a discussion on how to avoid mushroom poisoning.

Features:

  • Thick paperback cover with scene of mushrooms

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A Field Guide to Mushrooms of the Carolinas (Southern Gateways Guides)

A Field Guide to Mushrooms of the Carolinas (Southern Gateways Guides) Lowest new price: $19.74
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Author: Alan E. Bessette

Mushrooms in the wild present an enticing challenge: some are delicious, others are deadly, and still others take on almost unbelievable forms. This field guide introduces 650 mushrooms found in the Carolinas--more than 50 of them appearing in a field guide for the first time--using clear language and color photographs to reveal their unique features.

What's included:
Hundreds of full color photographs of Carolina mushrooms
Information on mushroom edibility and toxicity
Microscopic information
An overview of the Carolinas' role in the history of American mycology

Perfect for those interested in learning more about mushrooms, the unusually large number of described species makes this book a must-have for experienced mushroom hunters as well as beginners. Here, at last, is the field guide for North and South Carolina mushrooms, from the mountains to the coast, presented in a single, portable volume.

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Field Guide to Wild Mushrooms of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic: Revised and Expanded Edition (Keystone Books)

Field Guide to Wild Mushrooms of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic: Revised and Expanded Edition (Keystone Books) Lowest new price: $21.89
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Author: Bill Russell

This revised and expanded edition of mushroom expert Bill Russell’s popular Field Guide to Wild Mushrooms of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic provides both novice and experienced mushroom foragers with detailed, easy-to-use information about more than one hundred species of these fungi, including twenty-five varieties not found in the previous guide.

From the Morel to the Chanterelle to the aptly named Chicken of the Woods, mushrooms of the mid-Atlantic region can be harvested and enjoyed, if you know where to look. Each entry in this field guide contains a detailed description, current scientific classification, key updates and information from recent studies, and high-quality color photographs to aid in identification. Thoughtfully organized by season, the guide shows you how to locate and identify the most common mushrooms in the region and recognize look-alikes—and explains what to do with edible mushrooms once you’ve found them.

Featuring over one hundred full-color illustrations and distilling Russell’s fifty years of experience in hunting, studying, and teaching about wild mushrooms, Field Guide to Wild Mushrooms of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic is an indispensable reference for curious hikers, amateur biologists, adventurous chefs, and mycophiles of all stripes.

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Living Candida-Free: 100 Recipes and a 3-Stage Program to Restore Your Health and Vitality

Living Candida-Free: 100 Recipes and a 3-Stage Program to Restore Your Health and Vitality Lowest new price: $8.98
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Author: Ricki Heller
Brand: Heller Ricki

From a popular health and wellness blogger and author, an expansive, programmatic approach to following an anti-candida diet--in three stages and 100 recipes.

Candida is a type of yeast that grows in the human body. An overgrowth of it has been found to be at the root of health problems, from chronic fatigue and digestion disorders to skin conditions and allergies; health professionals are calling it a hidden epidemic. One of the main instigators of candida overgrowth is sugar, which the average American consumes at the rate of more than 70 pounds per year.

Living Candida-Free offers a complete exploration of this condition and an expansive approach for anyone wishing to follow an anti-candida diet. A comprehensive guidebook filled with practical, realistic strategies for living a life free of refined sugar, Living Candida-Free includes a three-stage program; tips on how to transition to eating the anti-candida way; information on herbal supplements and treatments; a full list of ingredient substitutions; and delicious, satisfying recipes that anyone can prepare.

Features:

  • Living Candida Free 100 Recipes and a 3 Stage Program to Restore Your Health and Vitality

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North American Mushrooms: A Field Guide To Edible And Inedible Fungi (Falconguide)

North American Mushrooms: A Field Guide To Edible And Inedible Fungi (Falconguide) Lowest new price: $14.97
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Author: Orson Miller
Brand: Falcon Guide

North American Mushrooms is a field guide to more than 600 edible and inedible mushrooms that can be found across the United States and Canada. Filled with full color photographs, detailed identification information, and illustrated keys and glossaries to assist with identification, this book also features mushroom lore and helpful information on gathering and using wild mushrooms.

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  • Falcon Guides

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A Field Guide to Mushrooms: North America (Peterson Field Guides)

A Field Guide to Mushrooms: North America (Peterson Field Guides) Lowest new price: $11.71
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Author: Kent H. McKnight
Brand: Houghton Mifflin

More than 1,000 species of mushrooms described in detail. Over 700 paintings and drawings reveal subtle field marks that cannot be captured into photographs.

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  • FIELD GUIDE TO MUSHROOMS

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Mushrooms: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North American Species (Pocket Naturalist Guide Series) (A Pocket Naturalist Guide)

Mushrooms: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North American Species (Pocket Naturalist Guide Series) (A Pocket Naturalist Guide) Lowest new price: $4.80
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Author: James Kavanagh
Brand: POCKET NATURALIST

When foraging for wild mushrooms, it is critical to be able to positively identify edible and poisonous species. Mushrooms is your guide to familiar, widespread North American species. This beautifully illustrated pocket guide highlights over 60 familiar edible species and 14 poisonous species and includes tips on identifying and harvesting wild mushrooms. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.

Features:

  • James Kavanagh
  • Pocket Naturalist Guides
  • Mushrooms

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Mushrooms of Northeast North America: Midwest to New England

Mushrooms of Northeast North America: Midwest to New England Lowest new price: $17.93
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Author: George Barron
Brand: Lone Pine Pub

An authoritative and full-color photographic field guide to over 600 common and widespread mushrooms and fungi of the northern United States, from the Midwest to New England. Featured in USA Today, this must-have reference has over 700 spectacular photos and excellent species information. Reprinted February, 2016 with the new ISBN 9781772130003, replacing ISBN 9781551052014.

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  • Lone Pine Pub

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Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians

Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians Lowest new price: $23.90
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Author: William C. Roody
Brand: Brand: The University Press of Kentucky

With its dense forests and plentiful rainfall, West Virginia and the rest of the Central Appalachian region is an almost perfect habitat for hundreds of varieties of wild mushrooms. For the mushroom hunter, this vast bounty provides sheer delight and considerable challenge, for every outdoor excursion offers the chance of finding a mushroom not previously encountered. For both the seasoned mycologist and the novice mushroom hunter, Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians serves as a solid introduction s of the region. Some 400 species are described and illustrated with the author's own stunning color photographs, and many more are discussed in the text. Detailed mushroom descriptions assure confident identifications. Each species account includes remarks about edibility and extensive commentary to help distinguish similar species. A comprehensive glossary of specialized mycological terms is provided.

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  • Used Book in Good Condition

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Edible Wild Mushrooms of Illinois and Surrounding States: A Field-to-Kitchen Guide (Field-To-Kitchen Guides)

Edible Wild Mushrooms of Illinois and Surrounding States: A Field-to-Kitchen Guide (Field-To-Kitchen Guides) Lowest new price: $16.80
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Author: Joe McFarland

Lavishly illustrated with nearly three hundred gorgeous full-color photos, this engaging guidebook carefully describes forty different edible species of wild mushrooms found around Illinois and surrounding states, including Iowa, Wisconsin, Missouri, Indiana, and Kentucky. With conversational and witty prose, the book provides extensive detail on each edible species, including photographs of potential look-alikes to help you safely identify and avoid poisonous species. Mushroom lovers from Chicago to Cairo will find their favorite local varieties, including morels, chanterelles, boletes, puffballs, and many others. Veteran mushroom hunters Joe McFarland and Gregory M. Mueller also impart their wisdom about the best times and places to find these hidden gems.

Edible Wild Mushrooms of Illinois and Surrounding States also offers practical advice on preparing, storing, drying, and cooking with wild mushrooms, presenting more than two dozen tantalizing mushroom recipes from some of the best restaurants and chefs in Illinois, including one of Food & Wine magazine's top 10 new chefs of 2007. Recipes include classics like Beer Battered Morels, Parasol Mushroom Frittatas, and even the highly improbable (yet delectable) Morel Tiramisu for dessert.

As the first new book about Illinois mushrooms in more than eighty years, this is the guide that mushroom hunters and cooks have been craving.

Visit the book's companion website at www.illinoismushrooms.com.

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