Mushrooms of the Southeast is a compact, beautifully illustrated guide packed with descriptions and photographs of more than 400 of the region’s most important mushrooms. The geographic range covered by the book includes northern Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. In addition to profiles on individual species, the book also includes a general discussion and definition of fungi, information on where to find mushrooms and collection guidelines, an overview of fungus ecology, and information on mushroom poisoning and how to avoid it.   

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Todd F. Elliott

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Review quotes
“Southeastern mushroom identifiers will need this book. . . to maximize their chances for success. It offers appropriately detailed, up-to-date coverage in an attractive, conveniently sized, and reasonably priced package. Buying it should be an easy decision for mushroomers in the Southeast.” —The Mycophile

“An engaging field guide to fungal fruiting bodies of the American Southeast. . . . a useful guide for amateurs and professionals alike.” —Choice Magazine ​
Product Details
Series
A Timber Press Field Guide
Categories
Number of pages
408
Publication date
January 24, 2018
ISBN
9781604697308