Mushrooms of the Upper Midwest

Mushrooms of the Upper Midwest Author Teresa Marrone
ISBN-10 9781591934172
Release 2014-03-13
Pages 288
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Hundreds of full-color photos with easy-to-understand text make this a great visual guide to learning about nearly 400 species of common mushrooms found in the Upper Midwest, between the Dakotas and Indiana. The species are organized by shape, then by color, so you can identify mushrooms by their visual characteristics. Plus, with the Top Edibles and Top Toxics sections, you'll begin to learn which mushrooms are edible. The information is accessible to beginners but useful for even experienced mushroom seekers.



Mushrooms of the Northeast

Mushrooms of the Northeast Author Teresa Marrone
ISBN-10 9781591936312
Release 2016-02-08
Pages 288
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Hundreds of full-color photos with easy-to-understand text make this a great visual guide to learning about more than 400 species of common wild mushrooms found in the Northeast. The species (from Morel Mushrooms to Shelf Mushrooms) are organized by shape, then by color, so you can identify them by their visual characteristics. Plus, with the Top Edibles and Top Toxics sections, you'll begin to learn which are the edible wild mushrooms. The information in the book, written by Teresa Marrone and Walt Sturgeon, is accessible to beginners but useful for even experienced mushroom seekers.



Mushrooms of the Midwest

Mushrooms of the Midwest Author Michael Kuo
ISBN-10 9780252096006
Release 2014-03-15
Pages 440
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Fusing general interest in mushrooming with serious scholarship, Mushrooms of the Midwest describes and illustrates over five hundred of the region's mushroom species. From the cold conifer bogs of northern Michigan to the steamy oak forests of Missouri, the book offers a broad cross-section of the fungi, edible and not, that can be found growing in the Midwest’s diverse ecosystems. With hundreds of color illustrations, Mushrooms of the Midwest is ideal for amateur and expert mushroomers alike. Michael Kuo and Andrew Methven provide identification keys and thorough descriptions. The authors discuss the DNA revolution in mycology and its consequences for classification and identification, as well as the need for well-documented contemporary collections of mushrooms. Unlike most field guides, Mushrooms of the Midwest includes an extensive introduction to the use of a microscope in mushroom identification. In addition, Kuo and Methven give recommendations for scientific mushroom collecting, with special focus on ecological data and guidelines for preserving specimens. Lists of amateur mycological associations and herbaria of the Midwest are also included. A must-have for all mushroom enthusiasts!



Midwest Foraging

Midwest Foraging Author Lisa M. Rose
ISBN-10 9781604697025
Release 2016-03-16
Pages 320
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From fields to woodlands, riverbeds, and lakesides—and even in our own neighborhoods—the beautiful Midwest is rich in delicious wild edibles. Herbalist, forager, and urban farmer Lisa M. Rose helps you find peppery watercress and delectable nettles at a nearby lake in the spring and nutritious burdock roots from sunny fields in the fall. Try brewing chai from roasted hickory or beech nuts, or capturing the citrus notes of pine needles in a lightly fermented, aromatic ale. Savor the delicate snow-pea flavor of rampant kudzu greens in the southern part of the region, or, in cool-running northern marsh waters, gather nutty wild rice for a foraged feast.



100 Edible Mushrooms

100 Edible Mushrooms Author Michael Kuo
ISBN-10 0472031260
Release 2007
Pages 329
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With a dash of humor and a dollop of science, Michael Kuo selects the top 100 mushrooms best suited for cooking. Like Kuo’s very popular book Morels, 100 Edible Mushrooms is written in the author’s inimitable, engaging, and appealing style, taking the reader on the hunt through forest and kitchen in search of mycological pleasures and culinary delights. Kuo describes in detail how to identify each species, where and when to find them, and how to cook them in creative and delicious recipes. The mushrooms presented in the book are the most often eaten varieties, and a description of the button mushrooms found in the grocery store is included. All of the mushrooms have at least one full-color illustration and some several more to aid in identifying and distinguishing look-alike and nonedible species. An indispensable book for mushroom hunters, naturalists, and cooks Michael Kuo, an English teacher in Illinois, is the developer of mushroomexpert.com, a popular online resource for mushroom identification and morel hunting.



Wild Berries Fruits

Wild Berries   Fruits Author Teresa Marrone
ISBN-10 1591932246
Release 2009
Pages 280
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Now you can identify wild berries and fruits. Learn what's edible and what to avoid with this easy-to-use field guide. The species in the book are organized by color, then by form, so when you see something in the field, you'll know just where to look. Full-page photos and insets show each plant's key identification points, while detailed descriptions give you the information you need to know. Teresa Marrone has been gathering and preparing wild edibles for more than 20 years. Let her share that experience with you.



Fascinating Fungi of the North Woods

Fascinating Fungi of the North Woods Author Cora Mollen
ISBN-10 193657103X
Release 2012-04-12
Pages 137
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Learn about fascinating fungi of the North Woods in the first guide exclusively for Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. The book's 120 species are represented with color illustrations, while the pages are loaded with natural history info and more.



Midwest Medicinal Plants

Midwest Medicinal Plants Author Lisa M. Rose
ISBN-10 9781604698138
Release 2017-07-12
Pages 324
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Unleash the healing power of wild plants Midwest Medicinal Plants combines two popular trends: foraging and natural medicine. This comprehensive guide is accessible to everyone, from beginners seeking reliable advice to experienced practitioners on the hunt for new information. You'll find plant profiles, color photographs, step-by-step instruction for essential herbal remedies, and seasonal foraging tips. This must-have guide to finding, harvesting, and using wild plants covers Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, and Ontario.



North American Mushrooms

North American Mushrooms Author Orson K. Miller
ISBN-10 0762731095
Release 2006
Pages 583
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North American Mushrooms is a field guide to more than 600 edible and inedible mushrooms that can be found across the United States and Canada. Filled with full color photographs, detailed identification information, and illustrated keys and glossaries to assist with identification, this book also features mushroom lore and helpful information on gathering and using wild mushrooms.



Magic Mushrooms in Religion and Alchemy

Magic Mushrooms in Religion and Alchemy Author Clark Heinrich
ISBN-10 0892819979
Release 2002-09-01
Pages 256
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An illustrated foray into the hidden truth about the use of psychoactive mushrooms to connect with the divine. • Draws parallels between Vedic beliefs and Judeo-Christian sects, showing the existence of a mushroom cult that crossed cultural boundaries. • Contends that the famed philosophers' stone of the alchemist was a metaphor for the mushroom. • Confirms and extends Robert Gordon Wasson's hypothesis of the role of the fly agaric mushroom in generating religious visions. Rejecting arguments that the elusive philosophers' stone of alchemy and the Hindu elixir of life were mere legend, Clark Heinrich provides a strong case that Amanita muscaria, the fly agaric mushroom, played this role in world religious history. Working under the assumption that this "magic mushroom" was the mysterious food and drink of the gods, Heinrich traces its use in Vedic and Puranic religion, illustrating how ancient cultures used the powerful psychedelic in esoteric rituals meant to bring them into direct contact with the divine. He then shows how the same mushroom symbols found in Hindu scriptures correspond perfectly to the symbols of ancient Judaism, Christianity, the Grail myths, and alchemy, arguing that miraculous stories as disparate as the burning bush of Moses and the raising of Lazarus from the dead can be easily explained by the use of this strange and powerful mushroom. While acknowledging the speculative nature of his work, Heinrich concludes that in many religious cultures and traditions the fly agaric mushroom--and in some cases ergot or psilocybin mushrooms--had a fundamental influence in teaching humans about the nature of God. His insightful book truly brings new light to the religious history of humanity.



Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada

Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada Author David L. Spahr
ISBN-10 9781556437953
Release 2009
Pages 229
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Containing hundreds of detailed color photos, this guide documents prized culinary and healing mushrooms and where to find them, in a resource that also provides useful ideas for cooking mushrooms. Original.



Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Great Lakes Region

Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Great Lakes Region Author Thomas A. Naegele
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924073982419
Release 1996
Pages 423
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A guide to plants found in the Great Lakes region covers such topics as preparation techniques, medical uses, edible qualities, chemical breakdown, poisonous aspects, and commercial value.



Wild Rice Goose and Other Dishes of the Upper Midwest

Wild Rice Goose and Other Dishes of the Upper Midwest Author John G. Motoviloff
ISBN-10 9780299299040
Release 2014-07-08
Pages 167
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More than one hundred original recipes for preparing wildfoods?small and large game, fish, fowl, and plants?all found in the Upper Midwest, plus information on wildfoods purveyors and restaurants.



Mushrooms of Hawai i

Mushrooms of Hawai i Author Don E. Hemmes
ISBN-10 1580083390
Release 2002
Pages 212
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The newest addition to our well?known series of mushroom guides, MUSHROOMS OF HAWAII is a beautifully illustrated book filled with scenic photographs of Hawaii and detailed photographs of over 230 mushrooms species. An essential reference guide for the novice or advanced mycologist, this handy reference tool provides you with all the information you need to make your foraging a success, including chapters on mushroom identification, bountiful mushroom-hunting spots in Hawaii, and a guide to the seasonality of Hawaiian mushrooms. Whether hunting Copelandia cyanescens ("magic" mushrooms) in the pasture grasses high in the mountains of Maui or foraging for Laetiporus (chicken of the woods), one of the edible mushrooms found in Hawaii, this book is the must-have guide for fungophiles.? The culmination of years of research, MUSHROOMS OF HAWAII is the first book to detail the fungi of the Hawaiian Islands.



Kaufman Field Guide to Nature of the Midwest

Kaufman Field Guide to Nature of the Midwest Author Kenn Kaufman
ISBN-10 0618456945
Release 2015-04-21
Pages 416
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The only field guide for identifying the birds, mammals, trees, wildflowers, insects, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, spiders, mushrooms, ferns, grasses, and sky of the Midwest.



Radical Mycology

Radical Mycology Author Peter McCoy
ISBN-10 0986399604
Release 2016-02-02
Pages 670
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Interwoven with short essays on the lessons of the fungi, Radial Mycology begins with chapters that explore the uniqueness of fungal biology, the critical ecological roles of micro and macro fungi, how to accurately identify mushrooms and mycorrhizal fungi, the importance of lichens as medicines and indicators of environmental quality, and the profound influences that fungi have held on the evolution of all life and human cultures. With this foundation laid, the reader is then equipped to work with the fungi directly. Techniques for making potent fungal medicines, growing fermenting fungi for food, and cheaply cultivating mushrooms using recycled tools (and yet still achieving lab-quality results) are explored in-depth. Subsequent chapters grow far beyond the limits of other books on mushrooms. Detailed information on the principles and practices of natural mushroom farming--largely influenced by the design system of permaculture--is presented along with extensive information on cultivating mycorrhizal fungi and the science of mycoremediation, the application of fungi to mitigate pollution in the environment and in our homes. The book ends with deeper insights into the social effects that fungi present from the reflection of mycelial networks in the design of whole societies to a rigorous examination of the history of psychoactive fungi. Written for the beginner as well as the experienced mycologist, Radical Mycology is an invaluable reference book for anyone interested in Do-It-Yourself (or Do-It-Together) homesteading, community organizing, food security, natural medicine, grassroots bioremediation, and the evolution of human-fungal-ecological relations. More than a book on mushrooms, Radical Mycology is a call to ally with the fungi in all efforts to spawn a healthier world. Heavily referenced and vibrantly illustrated by the author, this unprecedented book will undoubtedly remain a classic for generations to come.



The outer spores mushrooms of Haida Gwaii

The outer spores   mushrooms of Haida Gwaii Author Paul Kroeger
ISBN-10 0969223730
Release 2012
Pages 189
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"Here is the front cover of our new book exploring the fungi of Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands), home of the Haida people, and with a rich and unique biota.