A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

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Author: Daniel Winkler

Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781550175424

Category: Nature

Page: 1

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A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest is a pocket-sized guide with full-colour photographs of mushrooms from Pacific Northwest trails and roadsides, forests and lawns. With this guide, identify over thirty common and easily-recognized edible mushrooms--and stay away from their not-so-edible look-alikes. Discover boletes, chanterelles, matsutake, shaggy mane, cauliflower, candy cap and many other tasty wild mushrooms. Easy to use and light to carry, this compact text is a must-have for all mushroom lovers who delight in searching for the next macrofungi bonanza.

The Mushroom Hunter's Field Guide

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Author: Alexander Hanchett Smith,Nancy S. Weber

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 9780472856107

Category: Nature

Page: 316

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A practical guide to hunting wild mushrooms describing 188 species and rating their ediblity

Psilocybinpilze der Welt

ein praktischer Führer zur sicheren Bestimmung

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Author: Paul Stamets

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783855026074

Category:

Page: 246

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The Deerholme Mushroom Book

From Foraging to Feasting

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Author: Bill Jones

Publisher: TouchWood Editions

ISBN: 1771510048

Category: Cooking

Page: 264

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Expand your culinary knowledge of wild and cultivated mushrooms with this comprehensive cookbook by award-winning writer and chef Bill Jones. Learn from an acknowledged expert in the field of wild foods how to source mushrooms through foraging, shopping, and growing, and get a thorough overview of the common types of wild and cultivated fungi. Gain insight into the medicinal and cultural uses of mushrooms, and reap the health benefits of simple, unprocessed food. Delicious recipes for basic pantry preparations, soups, salads, meats, seafood, and vegetable dishes, all featuring mushrooms, include: Truffle Potato Croquettes; Mushroom Pate; Porcini Naan; Semolina Mushroom Cake; Beef Tenderloin and Oyster Mushroom Carpaccio; Curried Mushroom and Coconut Bisque. The Deerholme Mushroom Book is every chef’s essential guide to edible mushrooms.

Mushrooms of the Northwest

A Simple Guide to Common Mushrooms

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Author: Teresa Marrone,Drew Parker

Publisher: Mushroom Guides

ISBN: 9781591937920

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 288

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This visual guide introduces nearly 400 species of common wild mushrooms found in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Edible Wild Mushrooms of North America

A Field-to-kitchen Guide

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Author: David W. Fischer,Alan E. Bessette

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 0292792484

Category: Cooking

Page: 264

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Unusual shapes and colors make many mushrooms alluring to the eye, while the exotic flavors and textures of edible mushrooms are a gourmet delicacy for the palate. Yet many people never venture beyond the supermarket offerings, fearing that all other mushrooms are poisonous. With amateur mushroom hunters especially in mind, David Fischer and Alan Bessette have prepared Edible Wild Mushrooms of North America. This field guide presents more than 100 species of the most delicious mushrooms, along with detailed information on how to find, gather, store, and prepare them for the table. More than 70 savory recipes, ranging from soups and salads to casseroles, canapes, quiches, and even a dessert, are included. Throughout, the authors constantly emphasize the need for correct identification of species for safe eating. Each species is described in detailed, nontechnical language, accompanied by a list of key identifying characteristics that reliably rule out all but the target species. Superb color photographs also aid in identification. Poisonous "lookalikes" are described and illustrated, and the authors also assess the risks of allergic or idiosyncratic reactions to edible species and the possibilities of chemical or bacterial contamination.

Rettet die Vogelwelt

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Author: Rudolf L. Schreiber,Antony William Diamond,Horst Stern,Gerhard Thielcke

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783473461608

Category: Birds

Page: 384

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The Deerholme Foraging Book

Wild Foods and Recipes from the Pacific Northwest

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Author: Bill Jones

Publisher: TouchWood Editions

ISBN: 1771510455

Category: Cooking

Page: 266

View: 9373

The Deerholme Foraging Book is an exploration of the wild foods found in the Pacific Northwest. It is written by award-winning chef and author Bill Jones and features local mushrooms, edible plants, sea vegetables, and shellfish. The book is the product of twenty years of research and professional cooking with foraged foods. It serves as an introduction to the world of wild food and contains identification and sourcing information, harvesting and preparation tips, and more than one hundred delicious recipes featuring many types of wild foods. The recipe list includes techniques for preserving food and covers basic pantry preparations, appetizers, soups, salads, and desserts, as well as meat, seafood, and vegetable dishes. The recipes are global in influence and use simple techniques woven in with expert knowledge to create good, homemade food. Linking to traditional uses for wild foods and future possibilities for our diet and wellbeing, as well as enhancing our appreciation of the environment around us, The Deerholme Foraging Book also includes an index, a bibliography, full-colour photos of wild foods and dishes, and Jones's own foraging stories.

Tricholomas of North America

A Mushroom Field Guide

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Author: Alan E. Bessette,Arleen R. Bessette,William C. Roody

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 0292742339

Category: Science

Page: 220

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More than 100 mushrooms in the genus Tricholoma have been reported in North America. Most are relatively large, showy mushrooms that grow on the ground near many species of temperate forest trees, both hardwoods and conifers. They typically fruit from late summer through early winter or even into spring in warmer areas. Some are fine edibles, including the matsutake. Others are inedible or even poisonous. Filling the gap between technical publications and the limited representation of Tricholomas in general mushroom field guides, this book is the first comprehensive guide to North American Tricholomas. It contains more than 170 of the best documentary photographs available, often with more than one image of a species to illustrate the dramatic variation exhibited by many Tricholomas. The species descriptions provide extensive identification information including scientific and common names, macroscopic and microscopic features, occurrence/habit, edibility, and a comment section that addresses such things as synonomy, comparisons with similar species, varietial differences, explanations of species' epithets, and other useful or interesting information. In addition, the authors provide a general introduction to Tricholomas that discusses identification features, ecology, simple chemical tests (for identification), and how to use the keys provided in this book.

Chaga

König der Heilpilze

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Author: David Wolfe

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641139961

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 224

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Das erste Buch über die sensationelle Heilkra des Chaga-Pilzes. Der bekannte Rohkost- und Heilnahrungsexperte David Wolfe präsentiert Heilpilze, die das Immunsystem stärken, Allergien beenden, die Krebsentwicklung aufhalten und Energie und Vitalität spenden. Er hebt insbesondere den Chaga-Pilz hervor, den „König der Heilpilze“, den die Menschen in Sibirien schon seit Jahrhunderten als Wundermittel kennen. Den natürlichen Chaga-Pilz gibt es als Extrakt oder Pulver, und er hält eine unübertroffene Menge an gesundheitsfördernden Wirkstoffen bereit – ein echtes Gesundheitselixier.

General technical report PNW-GTR

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Author: Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.).

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: N.A

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A field guide to southern mushrooms

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Author: Nancy S. Weber,Alexander Hanchett Smith,Dan Guravich

Publisher: Univ of Michigan Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 280

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A guide to finding and identifying mushrooms in the Southern United States.

Röhrlinge und Blätterpilze in Europa

Bestimmungsschlüssel für Polyporales (p.p.), Boletales, Agaricales, Russulales

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Author: Egon Horak,Meinhard Moser

Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag

ISBN: 9783827414786

Category: Agaricales

Page: 555

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In den vergangenen 30 Jahren hat die Erforschung der Makromyceten in Europa und weltweit sowohl in der traditionell-deskriptiven (und von M. Moser entscheidend mitbestimmten) als auch der modernen, molekular-abgestützten Systematik einen gewaltigen Fortschritt gemacht. In dieser Periode wurden zahlreiche neue Arten publiziert, die weitgehend im neuen Bestimmungsschlüssel eingearbeitet wurden. Die Definition und Umschreibung einer Reihe von Gattungen hat sich gegenüber der seit Jahren vergriffenen 5. Auflage allgemein und im Detail stark geändert, sodass nicht nur die Systematik, sondern auch die Nomenklatur bei vielen agaricalen und boletalen Taxa revidiert und angepasst werden musste. Das Bestimmungsbuch ist nunmehr im deutschen Sprachraum bezüglich Vollständigkeit, Information und Datenübermittlung wiederum einmalig, weil alle bis heute für Mitteleuropa bekannten Gattungen der Röhrlinge und Blätterpilze (mit Berücksichtigung der cyphelloid-reduzierten und secotialen Taxa) erfasst werden. Detaillierte Standortsangaben (Ektomykorrhiza-Partner, Habitat- und Substratpräferenz) und Hinweise auf qualitativ hochwertige, meist farbige Abbildungen in der Literatur erleichtern und bestätigen die Bestimmung der berücksichtigten Arten (ca. 80 % der Pilzflora von Mitteleuropa und angrenzender Gebiete). Toxische, giftverdächtige und kulinarisch geschätzte Röhrlinge und Blätterpilze werden im Text mit Symbolen bezeichnet.

Creating a forestry for the 21st century

the science of ecosystem management

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Author: Kathryn A. Kohm,Jerry F. Franklin

Publisher: Island Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 475

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Over the past decade, a sea change has occurred in the field of forestry. A vastly increased understanding of how ecological systems function has transformed the science from one focused on simplifying systems, producing wood, and managing at the stand-level to one concerned with understanding and managing complexity, providing a wide range of ecological goods and services, and managing across broad landscapes.Creating a Forestry for the 21st Centuryis an authoritative and multidisciplinary examination of the current state of forestry and its relation to the emergent field of ecosystem management. Drawing upon the expertise of top professionals in the field, it provides an up-to-date synthesis of principles of ecosystem management and their implications for forest policy. Leading scientists, including Malcolm Hunter, Jr., Bruce G. Marcot, James K. Agee, Thomas R. Crow, Robert J. Naiman, John C. Gordon, R.W. Behan, Steven L. Yaffee, and many others examine topics that are central to the future of forestry: new understandings of ecological processes and principles, from stand structure and function to disturbance processes and the movement of organisms across landscapes challenges to long-held assumptions: the rationale for clearcutting, the wisdom of short rotations, the exclusion of fire traditional tools in light of expanded goals for forest landscapes managing at larger spatial scales, including practical information and ideas for managing large landscapes over long time periods the economic, organizational, and political issues that are critical to implementing successful ecosystem management and developing institutions to transform knowledge into action Featuring a 16-page center section with color photographs that illustrate some of the best on-the-ground examples of ecosystem management from around the world, Creating a Forestry for the 21st Centuryis the definitive text on managing ecosystems. It provides a compelling case for thinking creatively beyond the bounds of traditional forest resource management, and will be essential reading for students; scientists working in state, federal, and private research institutions; public and private forest managers; staff members of environmental/conservation organizations; and policymakers.

Ecology and management of morels harvested from the forests of western North America

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Author: David Pilz,Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Edible mushrooms

Page: 161

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Morels are prized edible mushrooms that fruit, sometimes prolifically, in many forest types throughout western North America. They are collected for personal consumption and commercially harvested as valuable special (nontimber) forest products. Large gaps remain, however, in our knowledge about their taxonomy, biology, ecology, cultivation, safety, and how to manage forests and harvesting activities to conserve morel populations and ensure sustainable crops. This publication provides forest managers, policymakers, mycologists, and mushroom harvesters with a synthesis of current knowledge regarding these issues, regional summaries of morel harvesting and management, and a comprehensive review of the literature.

Field Guide to North American Truffles

Hunting, Identifying, and Enjoying the World's Most Prized Fungi

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Author: James M. Trappe,Frank Evans

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN: 9781580088626

Category: Cooking

Page: 136

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"A full-color illustrated guide to identifying North American truffles by their key features; includes profiles and photographs of more than 80 species of truffles, as well as a delectability index rating and culinary use tips for each species"--Providedb