All That the Rain Promises and More

Author: David Arora
Publisher: Springer Science & Business
ISBN: 0898153883
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Nature

Full-color illustrated guide to identifying 200 Western mushrooms by their key features.

The Deerholme Mushroom Book

Author: Bill Jones
Publisher: TouchWood Editions
ISBN: 9781771510059
Release Date: 2013-04-09
Genre: Cooking

Expand your culinary knowledge of wild and cultivated mushrooms with this comprehensive cookbook by award-winning writer and chef Bill Jones. Learn from an acknowledged expert in the field of wild foods how to source mushrooms through foraging, shopping, and growing, and get a thorough overview of the common types of wild and cultivated fungi. Gain insight into the medicinal and cultural uses of mushrooms, and reap the health benefits of simple, unprocessed food. Delicious recipes for basic pantry preparations, soups, salads, meats, seafood, and vegetable dishes, all featuring mushrooms, include: Truffle Potato Croquettes; Mushroom Pate; Porcini Naan; Semolina Mushroom Cake; Beef Tenderloin and Oyster Mushroom Carpaccio; Curried Mushroom and Coconut Bisque. The Deerholme Mushroom Book is every chef’s essential guide to edible mushrooms.

A Guide to Field Guides

Author: Diane Schmidt
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 1563087073
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Focusing on the North American continent, this book, the first of its kind, identifies and describes major field guides in all scientific subject areas (from plants, animals, and insects to astronomy and weather, geology and fossils, and man-made objects). Organized by topic, it offers complete bibliographic information and descriptions of more than 1,300 field guides.

Alaska s Mushrooms

Author: Gary A. Laursen
Publisher: Graphic Arts Books
ISBN: 9781943328765
Release Date: 2016-07-12
Genre: Nature

For the seriously dedicated as well as the merely curious ’shroomer, Alaska’s Mushrooms is a wide-ranging guide to the fungi of the Last Frontier. The book, featuring detailed descriptions of 114 species, includes: color photographs; family and common names; genus and species; striking field characters; both a macro- & micro-description; habitat and role; edibility, taste, and odor; look-alikes, and comments. This comprehensive collection also provides information on mushroom seasons and habitats hints for collecting mushrooms for food and study tips on how to tell the real mushrooms from their “imposters” directions for making spore prints (an essential test for identifying mushrooms) hundreds of black-and-white line drawings a section listing all poisonous mushrooms by toxin groups a list of frequently asked questions a range map of Alaska’s biogeographic zones Alaska’s Mushrooms provides authoritative natural history, informative color photographs, and black-and-white line drawings for clear identification, and lively notes from the field. It’s a must-have for anyone who has a passion for hunting mushrooms.

Taming the Wild Mushroom

Author: Arleen Rainis Bessette
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292791916
Release Date: 2010-07-22
Genre: Cooking

Many mushroom hunters prefer to do their foraging in the marketplace, where all the mushrooms are clearly labeled and safely edible. With this fact in mind, Arleen and Alan Bessette have written Taming the Wild Mushroom, one of the first cooking guides devoted exclusively to choosing and preparing the mushroom species now available in many grocery stores, supermarkets, and natural and whole foods markets. A dozen wild and cultivated species are covered in the book, including White Button, King Bolete, Oyster, Chanterelle, Morel, Paddy Straw, Wood Ear, Shiitake, Enokitake, White Matsutake, Black Truffle, and Wine-cap Stropharia. Easy-to-understand descriptions and excellent color photographs of each species help market foragers choose mushrooms in peak condition. Fifty-seven original, species-specific recipes, from appetizers, soups, and salads to meat and vegetarian entrees to sauces and accompaniments, offer dozens of ways to savor the familiar and exotic flavors of these mushrooms. A mouth-watering photograph accompanies each recipe.

Wild Mushrooms

Author: Cynthia C. Nims
Publisher: Westwinds Press
ISBN: 1558686959
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Cooking

Divided into four sections, Wild Mushrooms includes dishes for any meal, any time of day, and they're easily adaptable for cooking with your favorite mushrooms. Cynthia Nims offers details on many tasty varieties and how to prepare them, from tips on buying and cleaning to the joys of dried mushrooms. With regional history, inspired recipes, information on mycological societies, a wild mushroom calendar and excursions listing, and wild mushroom resources, Cynthia's latest book continues the tradition of celebrating simple and hearty, yet elegant food from one of the country's most abundant regions.

McIlvainea

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Publisher:
ISBN: CORNELL:31924087307124
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Mycology