Simply the best and most complete mushroom field guide and reference book, MUSHROOMS DEMYSTIFIED includes descriptions and keys to more than 2,000 species of mushrooms, with more than 950 photographs. Mushroom authority David Arora provides a beginner's checklist of the 70 most distinctive and common mushrooms, plus detailed chapters on terminology, classification, habitats, mushroom cookery, mushroom toxins, and the meanings of scientific mushroom names. Beginning and experienced mushroom hunters everywhere will find MUSHROOMS DEMYSTIFIED a delightful, informative, and indispensible companion.
David Arora is an American naturalist, writer, and a biologist who specializes in the study of fungi. The author of two popular books on the identification of wild fungi—Mushrooms Demystified and All That the Rain Promises and More—Arora has also written about conservation issues relating to recreational and commercial mushroom cultivation.
An exceptional book . . . a must for intermediate and advanced mushroom collectors and those with wide horizons.-Cottage Life