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By David W. Fischer

Unusual shapes and colours make many mushrooms eye-catching to the attention, whereas the unique flavors and textures of fit for human consumption mushrooms are a gourmand delicacy for the palate. but many folks by no means enterprise past the grocery store choices, fearing that each one different mushrooms are poisonous.

With novice mushroom hunters specifically in brain, David Fischer and Alan Bessette have ready Edible Wild Mushrooms of North the United States. This box advisor offers greater than a hundred species of the main scrumptious mushrooms, besides targeted info on how to define, assemble, shop, and get ready them for the desk. greater than 70 savory recipes, starting from soups and salads to casseroles, canapes, quiches, or even a dessert, are included.

Throughout, the authors regularly emphasize the necessity for proper identity of species for secure consuming. every one species is defined in exact, nontechnical language, followed by means of an inventory of key opting for features that reliably rule out all however the goal species. awesome colour images additionally relief in id. toxic "lookalikes" are defined and illustrated, and the authors additionally investigate the hazards of allergic or idiosyncratic reactions to safe to eat species and the probabilities of chemical or bacterial contamination.

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