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Mushrooms and Toadstools Patrick Harding

Mushrooms and Toadstools By Patrick Harding

Mushrooms and Toadstools by Patrick Harding


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Summary

The only truly pocket-sized photographic guide to mushrooms and toadstools of Britain and Europe.

Mushrooms and Toadstools Summary

Mushrooms and Toadstools (Collins Gem) by Patrick Harding

The only truly pocket-sized photographic guide to mushrooms and toadstools of Britain and Europe.

This Collins Gem is being reissued in flexibinding, providing the durability of a hardback with the flexibility of a paperback. The stylish new cover design will enlilven this and 70 other bestselling Gems.

There are 4000 species of mushroom and toadstool in Britain and Europe. Larger umbrella-shaped fungi with a cap and stem are known as mushrooms if they are edible and toadstools if they are poisonous.Collins Gem Mushrooms and Toadstools describes over 230 species which are to be commonly found.

Each mushroom or toadstool entry includes:

A photograph and clear description of what it looks like

Details of size, habitat and season when it can be found

An indication of whether it is edible or poisonous

The names of similar species with which the mushroom or toadstool could be confused, and details of the differences between them

About Patrick Harding

After gaining his doctorate by growing grass on coal tips, Patrick Harding enjoyed over 25 years as a university lecturer. He now runs numerous courses and works with the BBC on programmes about herbal medicine, wild flowers, mushrooms, and trees. Patrick is the author of `Gem Mushrooms' and `How to ID Edible Mushrooms', and has had years of experience, lecturing and leading groups on fungal forays. He was recently filmed with Richard and Judy for a BBC 2 series.

Additional information

GOR001384343
9780004722702
0004722701
Mushrooms and Toadstools (Collins Gem) by Patrick Harding
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
19990406
256
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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