mushroom book

Thom O'Dell T.ODell at
Fri Aug 27 11:42:53 EST 1999

i can't recommend any book before mushrooms demystified!

In article <37ba18f6.10241941 at>, nospam at (DPA)

> On 17 Aug 1999 10:53:16 -0700, Alexis Rzewski <arzewski at>
> wrote:
>>any reccomendation on one or two books?
>>some criteria:
>>I am in the central Northeast US (western Pennsylvania).
>>Color photographs a must.
>>Text in a page adjacent to the page with photograph.
>>Photograph as large as possible to natural size of mushroom in its
>>natural setting.
>>Usage of scientific names instead of common (local usage) names.
>>Warnings on possible look-alike other mushrooms.
>>- alexis
>>Sent via
>>Share what you know. Learn what you don't.
> There's a classic book, I forgot the name, which is the best but only
> BW photos, and very fat, complicated and expensive for the beginner.
> Your basic "Simon and Schuster's" guide to mushrooms is colorful, to
> the point, and easy to use, and fulfills most of your requirements.
> Although I think it is incomplete because it is biased to U.S.
> mushrooms (northeast especially), but you wouldn't mind about that
> :-).
> David

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