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Mycologists Alan and Arleen Bessette offer a field guide for the identification of common edible and poisonous mushrooms of New York State. Written for readers interested in the safe collection and consumption of a variety of mushrooms, this book includes identification keys for each species and detailed descriptions of poisonous species. In addition, the book is filled with vivid color photographs. Celebrating the culinary adventure of mushroom gathering, the authors include attractive recipes accompanied by photographs of the recipes' preparation. With concise, accurate, and easy-to-follow descriptions, the book provides a safe and reliable introduction to mushroom gathering.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780815608486
ISBN-10: 0815608489
Format: Paperback
(204mm x 150mm x 9mm)
Pages: 107
Imprint: Syracuse University Press
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publish Date: 15-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Alan E. Bessette

Alan E. Bessette is a mycologist and professor of biology at Utica College. His books include Mushrooms of Northeastern North America, Mushrooms of the Adirondacks, and Mushrooms of North America in Color. Arleen R. Bessette, a psychologist and botanical photographer, is the author of numerous books including Taming the Wild Mushroom.

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