Did you ever find a mushroom and wonder what species it was? The mushrooms of California always intrigue! This guide will help you learn about 54 of the most common edible and poisonous species found in this region. Using crisp, clear photographs along with short, detailed descriptions you will learn which common mushrooms to watch for. Additional information included in this guide includes:
• How to make a spore print
• A diagram illustrating the parts of a mushroom
• Illustrations of the major mushroom groups
With this guide you will look at the mushrooms around you in a whole new light! This 12-panel guide, conveniently folds up in to a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket, glove box or backpack yet sturdy enough to stand up to outdoor use—durable lamination also makes it waterproof. Size: 4”x 9” folded; 9” x 24.5” unfolded.
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J. Duane Sept is a biologist, professional free-lance nature photographer and writer. Duane’s award-winning photographs have been published internationally in books, magazines, newspapers, displays and others. He is the author of 24 natural history books including Common Mushrooms of the Northwest published by Calypso Publishing which is a best seller many times over! He is also the president of the Sunshine Coast Mycological Society in British Columbia.