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Shroom: Mind-bendingly Good Recipes for Cultivated and Wild Mushrooms

Shroom: Mind-bendingly Good Recipes for Cultivated and Wild Mushrooms Lowest new price: $22.78
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Author: Becky Selengut
Brand: Andrews McMeel Publishing

 Chef and cooking teacher Becky Selengut's Shroom feeds our enduring passion for foraged and wild foods by exploring 15 types of mushrooms, including detailed how-to's on everything home cooks need to know to create 75 inventive, internationally-flavored mushroom dishes.

The button mushroom better make room on the shelf. We're seeing a growing number of supermarkets displaying types of mushrooms that are leaving shoppers scratching their heads. Home cooks are buying previously obscure species from growers and gatherers at local farmers markets and adventurous cooks are collecting all manners of edible mushrooms in the woods. People are asking the question, "Now that I have it, what do I do with it?" Home cooks and chefs alike will need a book and an educated guide to walk them through the basics of cooking everything from portobellos and morels to chanterelles and the increasingly available, maitake, oyster, and beech mushrooms.

Shroom is that book and Chef Becky Selengut is that tour guide. In a voice that's informed, but friendly and down-to-earth, Selengut's Shroom is a book for anyone looking to add mushrooms to their diet, find new ways to use mushrooms as part of a diet trending towards less meat, or diversify their repertoire with mushroom-accented recipes inspired from Indian, Thai, Vietnamese and Japanese cuisines, among others. Recipes include Maitake Tikka Masala, King Trumpet and Tomato Sandwiches with Spicy Mayo, and Hedgehog Mushrooms and Cheddar Grits with Fried eggs and Tabasco Honey. Written in a humorous voice, Becky Selengut guides the home cook through 15 species-specific chapters on mushroom cookery with the same levity and expertise she brought to the topic of sustainable seafood in her IACP-nominated 2011 book Good Fish. Selengut's wife and sommelier April Pogue once again teams up to provide wine pairings for each of the 75 recipes.

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Teaming with Fungi: The Organic Grower's Guide to Mycorrhizae (Science for Gardeners)

Teaming with Fungi: The Organic Grower's Guide to Mycorrhizae (Science for Gardeners) Lowest new price: $15.90
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Author: Jeff Lowenfels
Brand: Timber Press

From the bestselling author of Teaming with Microbes and Teaming with Nutrients
 

Teaming with Fungi is an important guide to mycorrhizae and the role they play in agriculture, horticulture, and hydroponics. Almost every plant in a garden forms a relationship with fungi, and many plants would not exist without their fungal partners. By better understanding this relationship, gardeners can take advantage of the benefits of fungi, which include an increased uptake in nutrients, resistance to drought, earlier fruiting, and more. Learn how the fungi interact with plants and how to best to employ them in your home garden.

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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: $18.84
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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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Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada: A Photographic Guidebook to Finding and Using Key Species

Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada: A Photographic Guidebook to Finding and Using Key Species Lowest new price: $14.15
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Author: David L. Spahr

This beautifully illustrated guidebook provides specific, easy-to-understand information on finding, collecting, identifying, and preparing the safer and more common edible and medicinal mushroom species of New England and Eastern Canada. Author David Spahr, a trained commercial photographer, here combines his mycological expertise and photographic skill to produce an attractive and detailed overview of his subject. Based on decades of practical experience and research, the book is written in a clear and forthright style that avoids the dry, generic descriptions of most field guides. Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada also provides useful ideas for cooking mushrooms. Rather than simply providing recipes, the book discusses the cooking characteristics of each variety, with advice about matching species with appropriate foods. Many mushrooms contain unique medicinal components for boosting the immune system to fight cancer, HIV, and other diseases, and Spahr offers practical and prudent guidelines for exploration of this rapidly emerging area of alternative therapeutic practice.

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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: $17.60
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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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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: $17.77
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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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Mushrooms: How to Identify and Gather Wild Mushrooms and Other Fungi

Mushrooms: How to Identify and Gather Wild Mushrooms and Other Fungi Lowest new price: $17.21
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Author: DK
Brand: DK Publishing Dorling Kindersley

An authoritative field guide to more than 450 species of wild mushrooms from around the world, Mushrooms shows the life cycle and features of a mushroom, what supplies are needed for mushroom foraging, and how to take a spore deposit.

A photographic field guide forms the heart of the book, providing information on size, range, and habitat; clear images and illustrations of specimens; and information on what's poisonous and what's edible — making this the ultimate guide to mushrooms.

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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: $11.94
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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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The Fungal Pharmacy: The Complete Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms and Lichens of North America

The Fungal Pharmacy: The Complete Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms and Lichens of North America Lowest new price: $20.59
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Author: Robert Rogers
Brand: North Atlantic Books

In The Fungal Pharmacy, noted herbalist Robert Rogers introduces readers to more than 300 species of medicinal mushrooms and lichens found in North America. These fungi, Rogers explains, have the capacity to heal both the body and, through the process of myco-remediation, the planet itself. Throughout the book, he documents their success in optimizing the immune system and treating a wide range of acute and chronic diseases, including cardiovascular, respiratory, and liver problems, blood sugar disorders, cancer, and obesity.

Entries discuss the mushroom or lichen’s medicinal traits and properties, including active chemical components, preparation methods (including extracts, essences, and essential oils), and historical as well as modern-day usage. Two hundred full-color photos and thorough descriptions make identification easy for the reader. Rogers also delves into the cultural, religious, and literary significance of each mushroom, featuring fascinating tidbits about each one’s etymology and history.

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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: $15.35
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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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