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Mushrooms of the Rocky Mountain Region

By Vera Stucky Evenson Denver Botanic Gardens

A Must-Have for Mushroom Hunters in the Rockies

In Mushrooms of the Rocky Mountain Region, Vera Evenson describes more than 220 species of the region’s most conspicuous, distinctive, interesting, and ecologically important mushrooms. This comprehensive guide features introductory chapters on the basics of mushroom structure, life cycles, and habitats. Profiles include color photographs, keys, and diagrams to aid in identification, and tips on how to recognize and avoid poisonous mushrooms.
  • Covers Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming, as well as adjacent areas in Montana and Idaho
  • Helpful keys for identification
  • Clear, color-coded layout
  • An essential reference for mushroom enthusiasts, hikers, and naturalists

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Vera Stucky Evenson

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Review quotes
“Inestimable.” —Denver Life

“An interesting and helpful feature is a list of figures and photographs in which the Botanic Gardens’ accession numbers of the photographed collections are given, so an interested party could find the actual material for further study if desired.” —Myko Web
 
Product Details
Series
A Timber Press Field Guide
Categories
Number of pages
298
Publication date
May 19, 2015
ISBN
9781604695762