Collins Fungi Guide: The most complete field guide to the mushrooms and toadstools of Britain & Ireland

Author: Stefan Buczacki,Chris Shields,Denys Ovenden

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007413432

Category: Nature

Page: 640

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The sixth title in the bestselling Collins Guide series, this book covers the fungi of the British Isles, with considerable relevance for Europe and the wider temperate world.
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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

View: 3443

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.
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Collins Complete Guide to British Mushrooms & Toadstools

Author: Paul Sterry,Barry Hughes

Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780007232246

Category: Nature

Page: 383

View: 9190

Allows anyone to identify mushrooms found in Britain and Ireland, this book is illustrated with beautiful photographs throughout, featuring the species you are most likely to see. By only covering Britain and Ireland, fewer species are included than in many broader European guides, making it quicker and easier for the reader to accurately identify what they have found. Extensive details on size, shape, and color are given and more than 1,500 photographs help you identify each species. This is the essential photographic guide to the mushrooms and toadstools of Britain and Ireland.
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The Pocket Guide to Wild Mushrooms

Helpful Tips for Mushrooming in the Field

Author: Pelle Holmberg,Hans Marklund

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1626364842

Category: Nature

Page: 128

View: 5034

When you’re in the wild and you spot a nice-looking mushroom, how do you know if it is safe to eat? Question no more with the The Pocket Guide to Wild Mushrooms. This tiny companion is the perfect book to bring along when foraging for delectable fungi. Inside its neatly arranged pages are fifty-two edible mushrooms as well as the mushrooms with which they are often confused, whether edible or toxic. Beautiful photographs adorn the pages with mushrooms in the wild as well as picked, showing them from a multitude of angles. Study these photographs and you will become adept at recognizing edible and safe mushrooms. Even those who are unfamiliar with the mushroom forest can make a start at foraging with this instructional work, and, with the help of The Pocket Guide to Wild Mushrooms, can become experts in no time. Using practical symbol systems, distribution maps, and tips on picking, cleaning, cooking, and canning, the reader will also become familiar with a wide variety of wild mushrooms, including morels, black trumpets, chanterelles, sheep polypore, porcini, a variety of boletes, and many more. Grabbing this guide on the way out to go hunt for mushrooms will ensure a successful foraging experience.
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Mushrooms (Collins Gem)

Author: Patrick Harding

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007448562

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 8457

The ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material.
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Collins Bird Guide

Author: Lars Svensson,Killian Mullarney,Dan Zetterstrom,Peter J. Grant

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007449026

Category: Birds

Page: 448

View: 1318

Written by leading European field ornithologists, this book provides all the information needed to identify any species at any time of the year, with detailed text on size, habitat, range, identification and call.
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Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants

Author: Stefan Buczacki,Keith Harris

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007387164

Category: Gardening

Page: 528

View: 2310

Essential for all gardeners, horticulturists, teachers, students and naturalists, this is a practical guide to dealing with the pests, diseases and disorders that commonly affect fruit, vegetables, trees and ornamental garden plants.
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Edible Mushrooms

A Forager's Guide to the Wild Fungi of Britain, Ireland and Europe

Author: Geoff Dann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780857844590


Page: 528

View: 5198

This is the most comprehensive guide to foraging for wild mushrooms in UK and Northern Europe for both beginners and experienced foragers. With a special pictorial index, it describes the best tasting fungi, where to find them and when they are at their best; how to distinguish between the edible species and the poisonous lookalikes and when to leave an edible mushroom alone so the species can survive. A fascinating, wise companion on the journey into the delicious, world of fungi. Come Autumn, it will accompany every foray I make into the woods, and my life, and my frying pan, will be vastly richer because of it. - Rob Hopkins, founder of the Transition movement. Bursting with quality photos and great information, this book is a must for foragers. Put it in your rucksack, and let it guide you on safe, fun fungal adventures. - Fergus Drennan aka Fergus The Forager
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The Encyclopedia of Fungi of Britain and Europe

Author: Michael Jordan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780711223790

Category: Fungi

Page: 384

View: 3483

This comprehensive photographic guide to 1000 of the most important species of fungi of the British Isles and northern Europe shows each specimen in natural light in its most typical habitat, with accompanying mycological description to enable accurate identification.
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Encyclopedia of Food Safety

Author: N.A

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123786134

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2304

View: 8219

With the world’s growing population, the provision of a safe, nutritious and wholesome food supply for all has become a major challenge. To achieve this, effective risk management based on sound science and unbiased information is required by all stakeholders, including the food industry, governments and consumers themselves. In addition, the globalization of the food supply requires the harmonization of policies and standards based on a common understanding of food safety among authorities in countries around the world. With some 280 chapters, the Encyclopedia of Food Safety provides unbiased and concise overviews which form in total a comprehensive coverage of a broad range of food safety topics, which may be grouped under the following general categories: History and basic sciences that support food safety; Foodborne diseases, including surveillance and investigation; Foodborne hazards, including microbiological and chemical agents; Substances added to food, both directly and indirectly; Food technologies, including the latest developments; Food commodities, including their potential hazards and controls; Food safety management systems, including their elements and the roles of stakeholders. The Encyclopedia provides a platform for experts from the field of food safety and related fields, such as nutrition, food science and technology and environment to share and learn from state-of-the art expertise with the rest of the food safety community. Assembled with the objective of facilitating the work of those working in the field of food safety and related fields, such as nutrition, food science and technology and environment - this work covers the entire spectrum of food safety topics into one comprehensive reference work The Editors have made every effort to ensure that this work meets strict quality and pedagogical thresholds such as: contributions by the foremost authorities in their fields; unbiased and concise overviews on a multitude of food safety subjects; references for further information, and specialized and general definitions for food safety terminology In maintaining confidence in the safety of the food supply, sound scientific information is key to effectively and efficiently assessing, managing and communicating on food safety risks. Yet, professionals and other specialists working in this multidisciplinary field are finding it increasingly difficult to keep up with developments outside their immediate areas of expertise. This single source of concise, reliable and authoritative information on food safety has, more than ever, become a necessity
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Collins Butterfly Guide

Author: Tom Tolman,Richard Lewington

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007242344

Category: Nature

Page: 384

View: 1745

This comprehensive guide to the butterflies of Britain, Europe and North Africa describes and illustrates all 440 species, depicting both males and females and - where there is significant variation - subspecies. Distribution maps accompany every widespread species.
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Collins Flower Guide

Author: David Streeter

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007183887

Category: Nature

Page: 608

View: 8979

Featuring all flowering plants, including trees, grasses, and ferns, this brand-new field guide to the flowers of Britain and northern Europe is the most complete illustrated, single-volume guide ever published. Leading botanical artists have been specially commissioned to ensure accurate, detailed illustrations. Species are described and illustrated on the same page, with up-to-date authoritative text aiding identification. Plants are arranged by family, with their key features highlighted for quick and easy reference. The text offers a complete account of more than 1,900 wild flowers of Britain and Ireland, along with a summary of their European distribution. Collins Flower Guide is an indispensable guide for all those with an interest in the countryside, whether amateur or expert.
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A comprehensive guide to mushroom identification

Author: Roger Phillips

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447264029

Category: Nature

Page: 384

View: 1531

The culmination of over thirty years' work, this authoritative and superbly illustrated reference work is packed with the most up-to-date information and original photographs. Set to become the essential illustrated mycological encyclopedia for the next 25 years, this book is also clear, user friendly and will appeal to a wide range of readers. Unsurpassed in both illustrative and descriptive detail, Mushrooms contains over 1,250 photographs, often showing the specimens in various stages of growth, and including all the latest botanical and common names as well as current ecological information on endangered species. Having sold more than 750,000 copies in Europe of his previous title on mushrooms, Roger Phillips' new book once again sets the benchmark. Quite simply, nobody with an interest in the subject can afford to be without this book. 'Roger Phillips has written the best mushroom book I know: the sublime taxonomic accuracy of his descriptions and photographs, combined with an evangelical and infectious passion for the subject, will make an instant mycophile of anyone who picks it up.' Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall 'A masterpiece of identification.' David Bellamy
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Field Guide to Mushrooms of Britain and Europe

Author: Helmut Grünert,Renate Grünert

Publisher: Crowood Press

ISBN: 9781852235925

Category: Nature

Page: 288

View: 4465

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.
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Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast

A Comprehensive Guide to the Fungi of Coastal Northern California

Author: Noah Siegel,Christian Schwarz

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 1607748185

Category: Nature

Page: 608

View: 1015

A comprehensive and user-friendly field guide for identifying the many mushrooms of the northern California coast, from Monterey County to the Oregon border. Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast will help beginning and experienced mushroom hunters alike to find and identify mushrooms, from common to rare, delicious to deadly, and interesting to beautiful. This user-friendly reference covers coastal California from Monterey County to the Oregon border with full treatments of more than 750 species, and references to hundreds more. With tips on mushroom collecting, descriptions of specific habitats and biozones, updated taxonomy, and outstanding photography, this guide is far and away the most modern and comprehensive treatment of mushrooms in the region. Each species profile pairs a photograph with an in-depth description, as well as notes on ecology, edibility, toxicity, and look-alike species. Written by mushroom identification experts and supported by extensive field work, Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast is an indispensable guide for anyone curious about fungi. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Collins Tree Guide

Author: Owen Johnson,David More

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007207719

Category: Trees

Page: 464

View: 1927

This illustrated field guide, by David More and Owen Johnson, covers the trees of Britian and non-Mediterranean Europe.
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Mushrooms & Toadstools of Britain and Europe

Author: Régis Courtecuisse

Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited


Category: Nature

Page: 480

View: 8707

This is the most comprehensive field guide to mushrooms ever published. With descriptions of over 3,000 species that can be identified with the naked eye, this book is all the reader will need to correctly identify any fungus.
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