North American Mushrooms: A Field Guide to Edible and Inedible Fungi
With more than 600 brilliant color photographs, detailed line drawings, informative and illuminating descriptions, and critical identification keys, North American Mushrooms is the definitive guide to the fungi of the United States and Canada. This comprehensive book for expert and amateur alike offers tips of how, where, and when to collect wild mushrooms; suggestions for culinary uses; a section on mushroom toxins; and pictorial keys and glossaries to aid the user in precise identification. This is a must-have reference book for anyone interested in wild mushrooms, their uses, and their habits.
Dr. Orson K. Miller JR. is one of the preeminent mycologists in the United States. His wife and research partner, Hope H. Miller, is the author of a wild mushroom cookbook.
Paperback Falcon Guide, 582 pages