Mushrooms (Collins Gem)


Author: Patrick Harding
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007448562
Category: Nature
Page: 256
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The ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material.

How to Identify Edible Mushrooms


Author: Patrick Harding,Tony Lyon
Publisher: Harper Uk
ISBN: N.A
Category: Nature
Page: 192
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The book features all edible species of mushroom, together with those with which they may be confused. Organized by habitat for easy reference, it is beautifully illustrated and includes the best ways to cook and eat the mushrooms you collect. Main species are illustrated in their relevant habitat, and key features are described in detail. Lookalikes are shown alongside the main species, and additional illustrations indicate how they differ. Calendar bars indicating at what time of year you can expect to see each mushroom along with an annotated cross-section giving accurate measurements make identification easier.

Food for Free


Author: Richard Mabey
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007438486
Category: Cooking
Page: 512
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The classic foraging guide to over 200 types of food that can be gathered and picked in the wild, Food for Free returns in its 40th year as a sumptuous, beautifully illustrated and fully updated anniversary edition.

Collins Mushroom Miscellany


Author: Patrick Harding
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007596685
Category: Nature
Page: 208
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Mushroom collecting is becoming increasingly popular, and while a comprehensive identification guide is essential, the folklore, facts and fables, recipes and stories that have accumulated since ancient times create part of the charm of these strange organisms. Oddly, these facts have never been compiled in one book.

Mushroom Hunting (Collins Need to Know?)


Author: Patrick Harding
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007563515
Category: Nature
Page: 192
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This one-stop practical guide will show you how to identify, pick and cook edible mushrooms. To make your progress easier, it comes in a handy format with colour photos and expert advice throughout.

Pocket Guide to Mushrooms


Author: John C. Harris
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472915062
Category: Nature
Page: 192
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Pocket Guide to Mushrooms covers 158 of the most common mushrooms found in the UK and also in northern and central Europe, each mushroom is identified and presented with expert photography in this informative yet highly portable ebook. It is as visually impressive as it is easy to use, with many stunning images to support the authoritative text.

Handbook of Mushroom Poisoning

Diagnosis and Treatment
Author: Barry H. Rumack,David G. Spoerke
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849301940
Category: Medical
Page: 464
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The Handbook of Mushroom Poisoning provides an in-depth examination of mushroom poisoning, including case examples for each toxic class. The book contains specific chapters on mushroom poison pharmacology and approaches to treatment of cases caused by an unknown mushroom or unknown poison. For those who want a broader background, there are sections on gross and microscopic mushroom identification, general information about the types of toxic substances found in various mushroom families, and tables detailing the results of various field and laboratory tests. For those interested in learning more about mushroom poisonings and how to treat them, this book is a must.

Wild Food

A Complete Guide for Foragers
Author: Roger Phillips
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447249976
Category: Nature
Page: 240
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Wild food is all around us, growing in our hedgerows and fields, along river banks and seashores, even on inhospitable moorland. In this definitive book, hundreds of these plants are clearly identified, with colour photography and a detailed description. Roger Phillips also gives us fascinating information on how our ancestors would have used the plant as well as including over 100 more modern recipes for delicious food and drinks. From berries, herbs and mushrooms to wild vegetables, salad leaves, seaweed and even bark, this book will inspire you to start cooking with nature's free bounty. 'I can safely say that if I hadn't picked up this book some twenty years ago I wouldn't have eaten as well, or even lived as well, as I have. It inspired me then and it inspires me now' Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Herbs for Cooking and Health


Author: Christine Grey-Wilson
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780004588261
Category: Herbs
Page: 240
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An illustrated guide to over 180 species of common culinary and medicinal herbs. Practical advice on how to grow and preserve herbs. Includes suggestions for home-made herbal products and for simple herbal remedies for everyday minor ailments.

Mushrooms

River Cottage Handbook
Author: John Wright
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408896273
Category: Cooking
Page: 256
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In the first of the River Cottage Handbook series, mycologist John Wright uncovers the secret habits and habitats of Britain's thriving mushrooms - and the team at River Cottage explain how to cook them to perfection. In the first of the River Cottage Handbook series, mycologist John Wright explains the ins and outs of collecting, including relevant UK laws, conservation notes, practical tips and identification techniques. He takes us through the 72 species we are most likely to come across during forays in Britain's forests and clearings: old friends the Chanterelle and Cep, as well as a whole colourful host of more unfamiliar names - edible species including the Velvet Shank, the Horn of Plenty, the Amethyst Deceiver, the Giant Puffball and the Chicken in the Woods, and poisonous types such as the Sickener, the Death Cap and the Destroying Angel. The handbook is completed by more than 30 simple and delicious mushroom recipes from the River Cottage team. With colour photographs throughout, line drawings, a user-friendly Key and an introduction by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, the River Cottage Mushroom Handbook is a comprehensive and collectable guide, destined to be an indispensable household reference.

The Pocket Guide to Wild Mushrooms

Helpful Tips for Mushrooming in the Field
Author: Pelle Holmberg,Hans Marklund
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1620877317
Category: Nature
Page: 125
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Learn how to recognize mushrooms in the wild with this handy guide.

Trees (Collins Gem)


Author: Alastair Fitter
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007441908
Category: Nature
Page: 240
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The ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material.

Foraging

A practical guide to finding and preparing free wild food
Author: John Lewis-Stempel
Publisher: Right Way
ISBN: 0716023210
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 224
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A practical guide to finding and preparing food from hedgerows, parks, fields, woods, rivers and seashore. Aimed at the beginner, it also has a wealth of tips for the enthusiast, and, unlike other books on wild food, covers foraging in the urban environment as well as the countryside. The book shows the reader 'Where, How and When' to find the best edible berries, leaves, flowers, mushrooms, seaweed, shellfish and snails, with clear and full instructions on what is safe to eat. Foraging covers the 100 wild foods that are good to eat, fun to find, easy to identify - and will make a healthy difference to your diet and your bank balance. The book is organised by environment so when taking a walk, gardening, or having a day out you know how to gather a hedgerow harvest, a field feast, a seaside salad. Each entry features one species, and fully explains its looks, exactly where in the habitat it will be found, when it is ripe to eat, its alternative names, its history, how to harvest it, its culinary uses. There are full instructions too on preparation of each plant/fungi/animal, along with recipes for its use. Comfrey fritters, hazelnut pate, nettle beer,sorrel soup, dandelion coffee, blackberry jam....

Collins Fungi Guide

The Most Complete Field Guide to the Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe
Author: Stefan Buczacki
Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780007242900
Category: Nature
Page: 640
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Every species is illustrated in colour, directly opposite the species description, with illustrations of young and mature fruiting bodies where necessary. Nearly 2,400 species are illustrated in full colour, with detailed notes on how to correctly identify them, with details of similar, confusing species also given to further ensure correct identification. Written by one of Europe's leading mycologists, Stefan Buczacki, and illustrated by two of the world's leading natural history illustrators, Christopher Shields and Denys Ovenden, this is the ultimate fungi guide for both amateur and experienced mycologists alike.

The Mushroom Book


Author: Thomas Laessøe,Gary Lincoff,Anna Del Conte
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: N.A
Category: Cooking
Page: 256
View: 599

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Filled with photographs of prized culinary fungi and notorious poisonious specimens, this book offers advice on where, when, and how to pick and prepare edible species.

Mushrooms & Toadstools of Britain and Europe


Author: Brian Spooner,Alan Outen
Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780002200073
Category: Nature
Page: 256
View: 1967

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This illustrated guide to mushrooms and toadstools enables quick and easy identification of 240 species found in Britain and Europe. The text includes information about distribution, habitat, season, size, stem and gills, whether it is poisonous or edible and any associated folklore.

Field Guide to Mushrooms of Britain and Europe


Author: Helmut Grünert,Renate Grünert
Publisher: Crowood Press
ISBN: 9781852235925
Category: Nature
Page: 288
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This new field guide to mushrooms includes the main species from all groups. It concentrates on the more sought-after edible species but also includes many inedible and poisonous ones. Each species is represented with one or more large colour photographs which face a detailed description of the species. This gives information on form, colour, spore colour, habitat, distribution and' edibility, enabling the naturalist or mushroom collector to identify each species that he or she finds.

Collins Tree Guide


Author: Owen Johnson,David More
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007207719
Category: Trees
Page: 464
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This illustrated field guide, by David More and Owen Johnson, covers the trees of Britian and non-Mediterranean Europe.