A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of California (Paperback)

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Mushroom expert Daniel Winkler has returned with another easy-to-use field guide to help hunters track down their favourite fungi in California! Use this region-specific guide to identify over thirty common and easily-recognized edible mushrooms--and stay away from their not-so-edible look-alikes. From chanterelles and boletes to ascomycota and agarics, readers will learn vital details about fungi as well as clues to aid in the search for a good harvest. The water-resistant, 8-fold pamphlet is a cinch to carry in your pack as you head out on your next mushroom hunting expedition.

About the Author


Mushroom expert and environmental consultant Daniel Winkler, M.Sc., is fascinated by mushrooms and their ecology. He grew up collecting wild mushrooms in the Bavarian Alps, and has expanded his knowledge of fungi by researching the role of mushrooms in Tibet, where they are rural Tibet's main sourch of cash income. He organizes mushroom tours, collects and photographs mushrooms in North and South America, as well as all over Europe and Asia. He lives with his family in Kirkland, Washington State, and is a frequent lecturer at mushroom festivals and other mycological events. Daniel share his fungal exploits on his extensive website, www.mushroaming.com.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781550175899
ISBN-10: 1550175890
Publisher: Harbour
Publication Date: August 15th, 2012
Language: English