In Mushrooms, John Wright helps you to enjoy the instinctive experience of foraging for food. He explains the practicalities of collecting, including relevant UK laws, conservation notes and identification techniques. He describes the species we are most likely to come across during forays in Britain's forests and clearings: old friends the Chanterelle and Cep, as well as less familiar names - edible species including the Velvet Shank and the Amethyst Deceiver, and poisonous types such as the Sickener and the Destroying Angel. The handbook is completed by simple and delicious mushroom recipes. With lots of colour photographs and line drawings, Mushrooms is a comprehensive beginners' guide, that will become a favourite reference for foraging and feeding on fungi.
256pp, 129mm x 198mm, illus. in colour, hardback, 2010
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