by Teresa Marrone and Walt Sturgeon
Begin to Identify Mushrooms with this Great Visual Guide for the Northeastern United States!
Mushrooming is a popular and rewarding pastime--and it's one that you can enjoy with the right information at hand. Mushrooms of the Northeast is the field guide to get you started. The region-specific book utilizes an innovative, user-friendly format that can help you identify mushrooms by their visual characteristics. Hundreds of full-color photographs are paired with easy-to-understand text, providing the details to give you confidence in the field. The information, written by foraging experts Teresa Marrone and Walt Sturgeon, is accessible to beginners but useful for even experienced mushroom seekers.
Learn about more than 400 species of common wild mushrooms found in the Northeast states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The species (from Morel Mushrooms to Shelf Mushrooms) are organized by shape, then by color, so you can identify them by their visual characteristics. Plus, with the Top Edibles and Top Toxics sections, you'll begin to learn which are the edible wild mushrooms and which to avoid.
Get this field guide, jam-packed with information, and start identifying the mushrooms you find.
About the Authors:
Teresa Marrone is the author of a series of field guides and highly regarded books on wild foods. She has written for national and local magazines and has been foraging wild edibles for more than 30 years.
Walt Sturgeon is a nationally known field mycologist with 40 years of mushrooming experience. He has served as Foray Chairman of the North American Mycological Association and has won awards for photography and contributions to amateur mycology.