A comprehensive and user-friendly field guide for identifying the many mushrooms of the northern California coast, from Monterey County to the Oregon border.
Mushrooms of the Redwood Coastwill help beginning and experienced mushroom hunters alike to find and identify mushrooms, from common to rare, delicious to deadly, and interesting to beautiful. This user-friendly reference covers coastal California from Monterey County to the Oregon border with full treatments of more than 750 species, and references to hundreds more. With tips on mushroom collecting, descriptions of specific habitats and biozones, updated taxonomy, and outstanding photography, this guide is far and away the most modern and comprehensive treatment of mushrooms in the region. Each species profile pairs a photograph with an in-depth description, as well as notes on ecology, edibility, toxicity, and look-alike species. Written by mushroom identification experts and supported by extensive field work,Mushrooms of the Redwood Coastis an indispensable guide for anyone curious about fungi.
Mushrooms of the Redwood Coastsets the standard for all future efforts. The coverage is all one could ask for, the text is clear and helpful, and the photographs are a joy to see. —GARY LINCOFF, author ofThe Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms
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