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Abundantly Wild. Wild edibles are everywhere - even in your own backyard. Accomplished outdoorswoman and chef, Teresa Marrone, shows you how to take advantage of the edible foods that surround you. With her expert advice, you can delight in finding new foods and saving money too.
Edible wild plants, mushrooms, fruits, and nuts grow along roadsides, in country fields, and in urban parks. All manner of leafy greens, mushrooms, and herbs that comman hefty prices at the market are bountiful outdoors and absolutely free for the taking. But to enjoy them you must know when to harvest, and how to recognize, prepare, and eat them. This book provides everything you need to know about these wild treasures.
How To Find Morels. The book covers all aspects of finding and eating morels: identification of true and false morels; what to wear (and not to wear) and take with you on mushroom hunts; when to search for morels; the best places to look for them; cleaning and preservation methods; and, of course, delicious recipes using morels in dozens of different dishes, from soups to entrees
Unlike other mushroom field guides this book is unique in that it focuses only on those types that are both safe to eat and delicious. Most important, it presents the eight rules of mushroom gathering in a straightforward fashion.
Mushrooms and Other Fungi of the Midcontinental US 2nd Ed by By Donald Huffman, L.H. Tiffany, G. Knaphus, and R.A. Healy. The author describe each species' cap, gills, stalk, annulus, and season when they are most likely to be seen as well as such characteristics as edibility and toxicity.
Mycelium Running. Provides detailed how-tos for growing gourmet and medicinal mushrooms--allies to the immune systems of both humans and our planet. Includes mycological projects for children.
This great field guide is a sturdy 4" x 7" leatherette bound book designed to take field use. Nearly 50% of the book consists of full color photographs of North American mushrooms
If you are a forager this is a must have reference! Thayer's second foraging handbook; this book adds 41 more plants to a forager's menu.
Features plants in the context of their environment and the regions where they occur. Hemmerly surveys other plants and animals that form communities with wildflowers and describes the soil, water, climate, and geology that influence Ozark ecology.
Peterson Field Guide to Eastern Forests: a field guide to birds, mammals, trees, flowers, and more. In one easy-to-carry volume, this comprehensive field guide includes plants and wildlife it would otherwise take ten field guides to cover -- all the flora and fauna you're most likely to see in the forests of eastern North America. With 53 color plates and 80 color photos illustrating trees, birds, mammals, wildflowers, mushrooms, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, moths, beetles, and other insects, this is the one field guide to carry! New design: All the best features of Peterson Field Guides with more color, more photographs, and a cleaner, brighter look. Peterson Field Guides are designed to work in the field, and every illustration, every word, is directed to that end.
More than 370 edible wild plants, plus 37 poisonous look-alikes, are described here, with 400 drawings and 78 color photographs showing precisely how to recognize each species. Also included are habitat descriptions, list by season, and preparation instructions. Uses Roger Tory Peterson's unique identification system that shows exactly what features to look for for positive identification.
Containing more than 300 photos this book will show you how to identify more than 500 healing plants. Descriptive text includes information on where the plants are found, as well as their documented medical uses.