Field Guide to Mushrooms and other Fungi of South Africa

Gary Goldman, Marieka Gryzenhout

A refreshing new book on mushrooms and other fungi in South Africa, covering 200 species - more than any mushroom book in the region to date. Text covers each species' distribution (both regionally and worldwide), description, typical habitat, edibility and toxicity.
Date Published :
September 2019
Publisher :
Penguin Random House South Africa
Language:
English
Illustration :
500 photos
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781775846543
Pages : 384
Dimensions : 8 X 6 inches
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$28.00

Overview
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A refreshing new book on mushrooms and other fungi in South Africa, covering 200 species – more than any mushroom book in the region to date. Text covers each species’ distribution (both regionally and worldwide), description, typical habitat, edibility and toxicity. Magnificent photographs accompany each species, making this both a practical guide and a beautiful book. It will be welcomed by all mushroom enthusiasts, and by nature-lovers in general.

About The Author
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Gary Goldman is known as the ‘Mushroom Guru’. He is based in Cape Town and runs mushroom tours throughout the year. He is a passionate mushroom collector and has amassed considerable knowledge of regional mushrooms and fungi.

Marieka Gryzenhout is a lecturer in mycology at Free State University, and author of Pocket Guide to Mushrooms of South Africa. fi eld of Ethnobotany and Reforestation. She works at the World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi

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