The Beginner's Guide To Mushrooms: Everything You Need To Know, From Foraging To Cultivating

December 22, 2020|
The Beginner's Guide To Mushrooms: Everything You Need To Know, From Foraging To Cultivating by Britt Bunyard
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The Beginner''s Guide to Mushroomsis your ultimate guide to mycology. Whether you''ve never picked a mushroom before in your life or you''ve been cultivating mushrooms at home for ages, the expert advice in this comprehensive mushroom manual will transform your benefitsandmedicinal properties, as well as a new understanding of their <STRONG>crucial role in a healthy environment</STRONG>and ability to regenerate damaged ones. If you are a newcomer, mycology, or the study of mushrooms and other fungi, can seem daunting. While other field guides are geared toward experts with advanced knowledge or regional in scope and aimed at only a few easy-to-recognize mushrooms,The Beginner''s Guide to Mushroomsby veteran mycologists Britt A. Bunyard and Tavis Lynch isa complete reference and guidebook to get you started identifying, cultivating, cooking, and preserving mushrooms.The Beginner''s Guide to Mushroomsopens with importantbasics about wild mushroomingand how to use the book. Information aboutwhat fungi areand their role in the environment and around the home is provided in brief and very understandable terms. Basicwild mushroom anatomyis discussed along with <STRONG>how to identify mushrooms</STRONG>and various characteristics to look for—of great importance if you are interested in learning how to recognize edible wild species...s well as dangerous look-alikes. The guide then covers:
  • All the major groups of wild mushrooms, pointing out habitat, region, and notable characteristics—large photographs with easy-to-view characteristics facilitate correct identification.
  • Mushroom cultivation—with easy-to-follow illustrated instructions, learn how to grow mushrooms at home, including how to collect wild specimens and domesticate them.
  • Culinary usesandhow to preservewild mushrooms to be enjoyed in the kitchen all year round.
Begin your wonderful exploration of wild mushrooms with this accessible yet thorough beginner''s guide.
Britt Bunyard, PhD,is the founder, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of the mycology journalFungi. Britt has worked academically as a mycologist his entire career, writing scientifically for many research journals, popular science magazines, and books, most recentlyMushrooms and Macrofungi of Ohio and Midwestern States(2012) by Th...
Title:The Beginner's Guide To Mushrooms: Everything You Need To Know, From Foraging To Cultivating
Product dimensions:160 pages, 10.1 X 8.7 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:160 pages, 10.1 X 8.7 X 0.75 in
Published:December 22, 2020
Publisher:Quarry Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781631599118

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