COLLINS FUNGI GUIDE. By Stefan Buczacki. Illustrated by Chris Shields and Denys Ovenden.

COLLINS FUNGI GUIDE. By Stefan Buczacki. Illustrated by Chris Shields and Denys Ovenden.

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Author Buczacki (Stefan).
Book Code 40380
ISBN 9780007466481
Book Description Mint new copy.

2012 1st edition. Paperback issue. 8vo paperback (136 x 195mm). Pp640. Colour illustrations and line drawings by Chris Shields and Denys Ovenden, bibliography.
Book Cover Paperback
Published Date 2013
Publisher Collins.
Place London.
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"The most complete field guide to the mushrooms and toadstools of Britain and Ireland." "Over 2,400 species described - the largest number ever included in a single-volume field guide." "Key features highlighted for quick and accurate identification, including details on similar, confusing species. With highly detailed colour illustrations by leading natural history artists." "This book covers the fungi of the British Isles, with considerable relevance for Europe and the wider temperate world. Leading mycological artists have been specially commissioned to ensure accurate, detailed illustrations. Where possible, species are described and illustrated on the same page, with up-to-date authoritative text aiding identification. Nearly 2,400 species are illustrated in full colour, with detailed notes on how to correctly identify them, including details of similar, confusing species. Illustrations of young and mature fruiting bodies are included where necessary, and key features are highlighted for quick and easy reference." Chapters include: What are fungi?; Where to find fungi; Collecting, studying and identifying fungi; Scope of this guide; How to use this guide; Learning more; Keys 1, major fungal groups; Keys 2-7, gilled toadstools; Keys 8, boletes and other toadstools with pores; Keys 9, Brackets and bracket-like fungi; Key 10, resupinate fungi; Descriptions of species, pages 40 to 612; Bibliography. An excellent field guide which stands out above its numerous competitors.