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Thomas Laessoe

Author of Mushrooms

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I must buy this one. Makes identification very straightforward and is generally a beautiful reference book.
 
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Tosta | 1 other review | Jul 5, 2021 |
I find cross referencing this book with the Audubon book works well in instilling confidence when foraging. This book is a bit more conservative on what is deemed deadly than the Audubon book. It often lists mushrooms that are hallucinogenic as poison while the Audubon book describes them as hallucinogenic. It also lists mushrooms like the alcohol inky cap as poisonous (skull and cross bones) when it really isn't, but can have some adverse effects on people. The strength of this book really lies in the close up and frequent cross-section photos and its ease of use.… (more)
 
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Chickenman | 1 other review | Sep 12, 2018 |
Reference book. Excellent pictures but still not enough information to feel comfortable about foraging.
 
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ngennaro | 1 other review | Jan 9, 2006 |

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