A Naturalist's Guide to the Mushrooms and Other Fungi of Britain & Northern Europe (Paperback)

By Josephine Bacon, Paul Sterry, Andrew Merrick

John Beaufoy Publishing, 9781906780166, 160pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2010



An easy to use identification guide to 280 species of mushroom and toadstool most commonly found in Britain, Ireland, and other parts of northern Europe.The user friendly introduction includes an overview of distribution, habitats, mushroom structure, and nomenclature. There is useful advice on mushroom hunting, where to find mushrooms that are good to eat and their nutritional value, and how to identify and avoid poisonous species.