Thomas Laessoe Mushrooms (DK Handbooks)

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Mushrooms (DK Handbooks)

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This is a new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to mushrooms you will find. From the False Oyster to the Green Stain, discover over 500 species of mushrooms in the wild. 2,300 incredible photos, precise annotations and detailed descriptions, including everything from mushroom shapes to the color of their spores, will help you to identify different species quickly and easily. It covers every different type of habitat favoured by each mushroom variety and species, so you'll be able to plan your hunting in advance. It is perfect for nature lovers - pocket-sized so you can take it out in the wild searching for mushrooms.

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Authoritative text, crystal-clear photography, and a readily accessible structure make this an indispensable pocket guide to mushrooms of the world. Packed with over 2,300 full-color photographs and illustrations of more than 500 mushrooms, the Eyewitness Handbook of Mushrooms is designed to act as a concise guide to identification, enabling you to recognize each species quickly and easily. Photo-encyclopedic approach Written and researched by mycology experts,each entry combines a precise description with annotated photographs to highlight the mushroom's chief characteristics and distinguishing features. Meticulously drawn artworks depict each species in its natural environment, while color-coded bands provide at-a-glance facts, such as fruiting season, size, edibility, and spore deposit color, for quick reference. Identification made easy by organizing all the mushrooms by shape, with major categories further subdivided by characteristics such as gill arrangement or flesh type.

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The clearest and sharpest recognition guides to the natural world, Eyewitness Handbooks make identification of individual species of animals, plants, minerals, and other phenomena sure, simple, and straightforward. Contained within each volume are superb annotated photographs or artworks accompanied by concise,informative descriptions of a wide range of species, breeds, or objects. Easy to use and beautiful to look at, Eyewitness Handbooks build into the definitive natural history library, essential to enthusiasts of all ages.

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