About the BookThe essential guide for seeking and savoring North America's edible species.
Book SynopsisThe essential guide for seeking and savoring North America s edible species."
From the Back CoverMushrooms are an excellent source of natural food: They have few calories and are abundant, free for the taking, and fun to forage. This handy guide clearly explains not only how to identify them but also how to prepare them for your next meal. Whether you are an experienced mushroom hunter or an amateur naturalist, Wild Edible Mushrooms will help you find, harvest, prepare, and enjoy North American wild mushrooms. Inside are detailed descriptions and color photos of forty edible mushrooms (plus dangerous lookalikes to avoid)--including scientific and common names, habitat, odor, taste, fruiting time, and more--followed by more than 100 recipes. These include delicious appetizers, soups, salads, and hearty entrees.
About the AuthorHope Miller is a mushroom expert and is the author of North American Mushrooms (FalconGuides) as well as cookbooks featuring the bounty of the continent's mushrooms.