Mushrooming With Confidence: A Guide to Collecting Edible and Tasty Mushrooms. A Handy Guide for Identifying the Most Common and Delicious Mushrooms!
Picking mushrooms in the woods on a sunny day can be fun for the whole family . . . but only if you do it safely! There are thousands of different species of fungi, so it can be hard to tell which are edible and which are poisonous when you are picking them for yourself in the wild. Safe and unsafe species often closely resemble each other, and worrying about which mushrooms are safe and which might be deadly can take all the fun out of mushrooming. Enter Mushrooming with Confidence!
Improving on the usually overwhelming and exhaustive wild plant guidebook, Mushrooming with Confidence is a slim, handy manual that focuses on the tastiest and most common mushrooms, that are delight to cook and share! From the common field mushroom to the pretty purple amethyst deceiver and the prolific and tasty charcoal burner, you'll know exactly what kind of mushroom you’ve found . . . and whether you really want to pick it!
With 300 color photographs, lists of the best tools for mushrooming, the best techniques for getting a mushroom out of the ground in one piece, and even how to remove worms, Mushrooming with Confidence will extinguish any fear or doubt that might stop you from hunting down your own delicious mushrooms.This will prove a fun and essential guide for novice and experienced pickers alike!
Alexander Schwab grew up in Switzerland and gained a master's degree in philosophy and history at Aberdeen University. He now lives in the beautiful Emmental region of Switzerland and fills the gaps between fishing trips by working as a management consultant. His hobbies include mushrooming, cooking, exploring the countryside, and reading poetry. He is the author of Mushrooming Without Fear, Dear Jim: Reflections on the Beauty of Angling, and hook, Line, and thinker.
Size 7½" x 9½" Book.