chrisharpe: A charming book, well set out, authoritative, with a practical text ordered by habitat. The book includes more information on seasonality than most. Illustrations are by means of pleasing watercolours, which makes this a nice complement to photographic guides like Caluccio or Jordan.… (more)
chrisharpe: Like Jordan, this photographic guide combines notes on field identification with recipes - and the images will make the mouth water. Probably not a book to be taken into the field, it can be used in combination with other guides to confirm identifications back home, to plan recipes or as an armchair read outside the mushroom season.… (more)
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A guide to collecting edible wild fungi species across Britain and Europe. Covering the necessary identification features of over 70 edible mushroom and truffle species, along with over 50 poisonous species to avoid, the entries provide information on size, appearance, occurrence and habitat, backed up with colour photography.… (more)