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Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians (review)

Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians (review) 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, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Native Plants Journal University of Wisconsin Press

Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians (review)

Native Plants Journal , Volume 5 (2)

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University of Wisconsin Press
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Copyright © 2004 Friends of Native Plants, LLC.
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1548-4785
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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,

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