The Philip's Guide to Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain and Northern Europe is an easy-to-use rapid identification guide to more than 400 of the larger fungi of Britain and Northern Europe. The region covered extends from Britain and Ireland to western Russia, and from Scandinavia to the Alps and the beginning of the Mediterranean zone.The book is a practical field guide, containing accurate, full-colour illustrations of each of the featured species, with important distinguishing characteristics labelled. A cross-section of each specimen is also provided, together with a drawing of a spore. A detailed illustrated key allows the user to identify a specimen and points to the appropriate place in the book for further information.The text gives detailed yet accessible information for each species. Details include: habitat, season, frequency, cap size, shape and colour, gill colour and structure; stem shape and colour; spore colour and size. The author highlights the most distinctive features of each species, so that even a brief glance at the text can provide key information quickly in the field. Clear symbols indicate whether a species is edible or poisonous.The introduction to the book acquaints the reader with the world of mushrooms and toadstools from botanical, taxonomic and economic points of view, and contains sections on collection and identification, as well as on poisonous species and the use of mushrooms in cooking.The Philip's Guide to Mushrooms and Toadstools is suitable to the naturalist, the collector and the student alike.Main map scale:
Author: Michael Jordan
Release Date: 2004
This comprehensive photographic guide to 1000 of the most important species of fungi of the British Isles and northern Europe shows each specimen in natural light in its most typical habitat, with accompanying mycological description to enable accurate identification.
Author: Peter Jordan
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Release Date: 1998-08-01
This definitive reference to the world of mushrooms is an essential addition to every mushroom hunter's field kit. The various habitats where mushrooms are found, the times of year when different mushrooms grow are included, along with essential information on equipment, storing and preserving, and how to take a spore print. A fully illustrated A-Z guide follows with the identifying features and habitats of the most popular edible mushrooms. Each entry is accompanied by a clear photographic portrait of the mushroom and in-place images of the growing mushroom for even more accurate information. Additional hints and tips for culinary preparation tell how to preserve, store and cook mushrooms. Finally, a chapter on inedible mushrooms clearly illustrates all the poisonous and possibly deceptive kinds of mushrooms which the picker is most likely to come across.
Author: Alexander Schwab
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2013-11-20
Picking mushrooms in the woods on a sunny day can be fun for the whole family . . . but only if you do it safely! There are thousands of different species of fungi, so it can be hard to tell which are edible and which are poisonous when you are picking them for yourself in the wild. Safe and unsafe species often closely resemble each other, and worrying about which mushrooms are safe and which might be deadly can take all the fun out of mushrooming. Enter Mushrooming with Confidence! Improving on the usual overwhelming and exhaustive wild plant guidebook, Mushrooming with Confidence is a slim, handy manual that focuses on the tastiest and most common mushrooms, so that you can easily spot those that are not only safe to eat, but also a delight to cook and share! Here mushrooms are divided into four identification categories so that anyone will be able to recognize what he or she is looking at quickly and correctly. Thirty of the most common and delicious types are explained in detail, from the common field mushroom to the pretty purple amethyst deceiver and the prolific and tasty charcoal burner. Each mushroom includes a "Positive ID Checklist" that the reader can go through to be absolutely certain they have the right species, and more than 300 color photographs make it a snap to know exactly what kind of mushroom you've found . . . and whether you really want to pick it! With lists of the best tools for mushrooming, the best techniques for getting a mushroom out of the ground in one piece, and even how to remove worms, Mushrooming with Confidence will extinguish any fear or doubt that might stop you from hunting down your own delicious mushrooms. This will prove a fun and essential guide for novice and experienced pickers alike!
Author: John C. Harris
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release Date: 2014-10-27
Pocket Guide to Mushrooms covers 158 of the most common mushrooms found in the UK and also in northern and central Europe, each mushroom is identified and presented with expert photography in this informative yet highly portable ebook. It is as visually impressive as it is easy to use, with many stunning images to support the authoritative text.
Author: Geoff Dann
Release Date: 2018-06
This is the most comprehensive guide to foraging for wild mushrooms in UK and Northern Europe for both beginners and experienced foragers. With a special pictorial index, it describes the best tasting fungi, where to find them and when they are at their best; how to distinguish between the edible species and the poisonous lookalikes and when to leave an edible mushroom alone so the species can survive. A fascinating, wise companion on the journey into the delicious, world of fungi. Come Autumn, it will accompany every foray I make into the woods, and my life, and my frying pan, will be vastly richer because of it. - Rob Hopkins, founder of the Transition movement. Bursting with quality photos and great information, this book is a must for foragers. Put it in your rucksack, and let it guide you on safe, fun fungal adventures. - Fergus Drennan aka Fergus The Forager
Author: Simon Baker
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release Date: 2011-03-21
BIOS Instant Notes in Microbiology, Fourth Edition, is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts-an ideal revision checklist-followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams. ? BIOS Instant Notes in Microbiology, Fourth Edition, is fully up-to-date and covers: The Microbial World Systematics Microbiology Microbial Growth Microbial Metabolism Prokaryotic DNA and RNA Metabolism Industrial Microbiology Eukaryotic Microbes: An Overview The Fungi and Related Phyla Archaeplastida, Excavata, Chromalveolata and Amoebozoa The Viruses
As with the successful first edition, the new edition of Microbiology: A Clinical Approach is written specifically for pre-nursing and allied health students. It is clinically-relevant throughout and uses the theme of infection as its foundation. Microbiology is student-friendly: its text, figures, and electronic resources have been carefully designed to help students understand difficult concepts and keep them interested in the material. The Second Edition includes a robust instructor ancillary package that allows professors to easily incorporate the book's unique approach into their lectures. And in addition to the many free resources for students––including the E-Tutor, Bug Parade, Flashcards, and MicroMovies–– a new online homework platform, will be available for Spring 2016 courses. The homework platform will have a module for each chapter including tutorials, media assessments, and quizzes, and is accompanied by an instructor dashboard which displays data on student performance.
Author: David Pegler
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Release Date: 2001
This is a practical guide to over 450 species of mushroom and toadstool in Britain and Europe. Information on each includes fact panels with complete checklists of features and characteristics and detailed close-ups for correct identification.
Every species is illustrated in colour, directly opposite the species description, with illustrations of young and mature fruiting bodies where necessary. Nearly 2,400 species are illustrated in full colour, with detailed notes on how to correctly identify them, with details of similar, confusing species also given to further ensure correct identification. Written by one of Europe's leading mycologists, Stefan Buczacki, and illustrated by two of the world's leading natural history illustrators, Christopher Shields and Denys Ovenden, this is the ultimate fungi guide for both amateur and experienced mycologists alike.
This is an illustrated guide to 150 species of mushrooms and toadstools, commonly found in Britain and Europe. All can be recognized without a microscope, and a concise description details the main characteristics of each species.
This work illustrates in colour every tree regularly found in Britain and northern Europe. The text complements the paintings, stressing the important identification features of each tree. The keys are easy-to-use, designed to help even the beginner identify any tree they see in any season. A special section gives the locations in Britain of the finest specimens of each species.