BOOK REVIEWS Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians William C Roody The University Press of Kentucky, Order Department, PO Box 11578, Lexington, KY 405761578; 800.839.6855; URL: http://www.kentuckypress.com; 2003, hardcover US$ 60 (ISBN 0-8131-2262-7), paperback US$ 35 (ISBN 0-8131-9039-8), 536 p. he Appalachian Mountains of the eastern US encompass one of the most biologically diverse regions of the country because of numerous ecological niches and abundant rainfall. These conditions make the area ideal for the growth of fungi, and especially mushrooms, which are the subject of this book. In paperback, this attractive volume measures 22 cm high x 14 cm wide x 3 cm thick (8.5 in x 5.5 in x 1.25 in), making it suitable for field use. Coated paper is used throughout to provide maximum resolution and durability for photos and text. The book begins with a disclaimer that it is not intended for use in collecting edible mushrooms. This is followed by a dedication, contents, preface, acknowledgments, introduction, how to use this book, pictured guide, the text, glossary, references, and an index. The introduction includes short discussions of what mushrooms are, their classification and naming, eating wild mushrooms, poisonous mushrooms, how to collect mushrooms,
Native Plants Journal – University of Wisconsin Press
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera