Texas Mushrooms

Texas Mushrooms

A Field Guide

Book - 1992
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University of Texas Press
Hundreds of species of mushrooms flourish in Texas, from the desert and semiarid regions of West Texas to the moist and acid soils of East Texas, where species that can also be found in South America live alongside those that might be spotted in Malaysia and Europe. Texas Mushrooms was the first—and is still the only—guide to all of the state’s mushrooms. This colorful, easy-to-follow book will surprise and delight uninitiated nature enthusiasts while also supplying the experienced mushroom hunter with expert identification information. Excellent color photographs and precise descriptions of over 200 species will enable the mushroom hunter—even the amateur—to make quick, careful, easy distinctions between the edible varieties and the potentially toxic ones. In addition, kitchen-tested recipes are included, along with charts giving spore sizes and a list of recommended further reading. In Texas, mushroom hunting can be a year-round, state-wide activity, and with this enticing field guide, collecting, identifying, and preparing wild mushrooms will become an activity the entire family can enjoy while appreciating the beauty of Texas from a new and fascinating angle.

Baker & Taylor
Offers color photographs and precise descriptions of over two hundred species of mushroom that grow in Texas

Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1992
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780292751262
0292751265
9780292751255
0292751257
Branch Call Number: 589.222 MET
Characteristics: viii, 350 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Metzler, Van

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