“This beautifully illustrated guide presents descriptions and photographs of the region’s most conspicuous, distinctive, and ecologically important mushrooms.” —Chuckanut Reader
The Pacific Northwest is one of the best places to find mushrooms—they are both abundant and spectacularly diverse. This compact, beautifully illustrated guide presents descriptions and photographs of 460 of the region's mushrooms. In addition to profiles on individual species, Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest
also includes a general discussion and definition of fungi, information on where to find mushrooms and guidelines on collecting them, an overview of fungus ecology, and a discussion on how to avoid mushroom poisoning.
- More than 500 superb color photographs
- Helpful keys for identification
- Clear coded layout
- Covers Oregon, Washington, southern British Columbia, Idaho, and western-most Montana
- Essential reference for mushroom enthusiasts, hikers, and naturalists