A truly massive, seriously nerdy, and in-depth guide to over 2,000 species of American fleshy mushrooms, from the edible to the inedible to the poisonous. Written by David Arora, one of the US's foremost mycological experts, Mushrooms Demystified renders the mysterious wild mushroom kingdom a bit more approachable and incredibly exciting.
Featuring details on terminology, classification, growing habits, mushroom cookery, mushroom toxins, and the etymology of the scientific names given to several species of mushroom.
Soft cover with both color and black and white photographs throughout.
Edition: 1986, second edition.
Condition: Overall excellent, with some minor dog earing.
Measures ~6"x9". 959 pages.