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Mushrooms Demystified: A Comprehensive Guide to the Fleshy Fungi of the Central California Coast

Arora, David

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ISBN 10: 0898150108 / ISBN 13: 9780898150100
Published by Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, Calif., 1979
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Octavo in brown cloth boarsd; b/w illus. (8 color plates); 668 p., 22 cm. Near Fine copy in Good dust jacket protected in mylar sheet; light foxing to edges of pages; a few underlinings and words written in blue pen on two pages (pp. 117 & 307); 1-inch closed tear to DJ head of spine; 1-inch open tear to DJ head cover; creases to edges of DJ; worn DJ corners; sunning to DJ spine; light shelf-rubbing and soiling to DJ rear; DJ is very much in one piece; else very nice, secondhand copy; pages are bright and mostly free of marks and creases; binding is tight and square In English. // **A larger, heavier book. Extra shipping charges may apply.**. Bookseller Inventory # 83841

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Title: Mushrooms Demystified: A Comprehensive Guide...

Publisher: Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, Calif.

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: good

Edition: First edition.

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Simply the best and most complete mushroom field guide and reference book, MUSHROOMS DEMYSTIFIED includes descriptions and keys to more than 2,000 species of mushrooms, with more than 950 photographs. Mushroom authority David Arora provides a beginner's checklist of the 70 most distinctive and common mushrooms, plus detailed chapters on terminology, classification, habitats, mushroom cookery, mushroom toxins, and the meanings of scientific mushroom names. Beginning and experienced mushroom hunters everywhere will find MUSHROOMS DEMYSTIFIED a delightful, informative, and indispensible companion.
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An exceptional book . . . a must for intermediate and advanced mushroom collectors and those with wide horizons.-Cottage Life
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