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Collins, Sep 1, 2004 - Gardening - 256 pages
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This handy, practical guide offers a quick way for beginners to identify mushrooms and toadstools Collins Gem Mushrooms describes almost 240 species of mushrooms and toadstools to be commonly found in Britain. Portable and clear, it is the ideal guide for those out foraging for fungi! Each mushroom or toadstool entry includes a photograph, illustration, and clear description of its appearance; details of size, habitat, and when it can be found; whether it is edible or poisonous, the names of similar species with which the mushrooms or toadstools could be confused, and details of the differences between them.

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Patrick Harding works with the BBC on programs about herbal medicine, wild flowers, mushrooms, and trees. He is the author of Gem Mushrooms and How to ID Edible Mushrooms.

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