The Complete Mushroom Hunter, Revised: Illustrated Guide to Foraging, Harvesting, and Enjoying Wild Mushrooms - Including new sections on growing your own incredible edibles and off-season collecting
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Mushroom guru, Gary Lincoff, escorts you through the cultural and culinary history of the mushroom, hunting and identifying wild mushrooms, mushroom safety, and on to preparing and serving the fungi.
Stunning photographs and Lincoff’s fascinating anecdotes from the field will make you an instant mycophile.
Gathering edible wild food is a wonderful way to forge a connection to the Earth. Mushrooms are theultimate local food source; they grow literally everywhere, from mountains and woodlands to urban and suburban parks to your own backyard.
The Complete Mushroom Hunter, Revisedwill enrich your understanding of the natural world and build an appreciation for an ancient, critically relevant, and useful body of knowledge. With great expertise, Lincoff provides a complete overview of edible mushrooms: from the mushroom’s earliest culinary awakening, through getting equipped for mushroom forays, to preparing and serving the fruits of the foray, wherever you live.
Inside you’ll find:
A brief, colorful history of mushroom hunting worldwide
How to get equipped for a mushroom foray
A completely illustrated guide to the common wild edible mushrooms and their poisonous look-alikes, with information of psychedelic and psychotherapeutic mushrooms
An illustrated guide to medicinal mushrooms
Where to find your fare, and how to identify them
How to prepare and serve your fungi
Thirty delicious recipes
Physical Copy: Publisher: Crestline Books; Illustrated edition 2015 Language: English Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.5 x 10.5 inches
Physical Book: 204 pages
Digital Copy: This is also available as a digital download! Please select your preference and verify at checkout.
About the Author
Gary Lincofftaught courses on mushroom and plant identification and use at the New York Botanical Garden and led wild mushroom and edible wild plant study trips and forays to 30 countries. Lincoff chaired the Telluride Mushroom Festival for 25 years (1980–2004), and continued to participate for many years as its principal speaker. He was the president of the North American Mycological Association from 1980 to 1986. His books include the The Complete Mushroom Hunterand National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms. He lived in New York City.
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