Edible Wild Mushrooms of Illinois and Surrounding States: A Field-To-Kitchen Guide

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Price
$24.95  $23.20
Publisher
University of Illinois Press
Publish Date
Pages
232
Dimensions
6.9 X 9.8 X 0.5 inches | 1.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780252076435

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About the Author

Joe McFarland has been an outdoor writer for nearly twenty years and is a staff writer for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources magazine Outdoor Illinois. He lives in Makanda, Illinois. Gregory M. Mueller, an internationally known mycologist, was curator of fungi at the Field Museum of Natural History for over twenty-three years and is now vice president of science and academic affairs at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Reviews

"A lively, beautifully produced read."--Mushroom the Journal

"Perfect for any mushroom hunter or wannabe hunter."--Illinois Country Living


"Essential information for naturalists and cooks alike."--Illinois Times
"Edible Wild Mushrooms of Illinois and Surrounding States should be required reading by all wild mushroom hunters in the Midwest, especially beginners. It will be an instant success throughout the Midwest and beyond!"--Fungi
"[A] beautifully photographed, chummily written guide."--Chicago Reader
"Finally! This is the mushroom book we've all been waiting for. Any mushroom hunter in the Midwest will find it incredible. If we owned only one mushroom book, this would be it."--Tom and Vicky Nauman, founders of Morel Mania, Inc.
"This book should be required reading for all wild mushroom hunters in the Midwest, and especially beginners. McFarland and Mueller have come up with an entirely new format for getting the uninitiated involved in the joys of wild mushrooming. The writing is learned but very easy to understand, entertaining, and witty--at times hilarious. Bravo!"--Britt A. Bunyard, publisher and editor in chief, Fungi magazine
"An important contribution to the culinary world as well as to the world of amateur mycology. This book will appeal to anyone interested in edible mushrooms, their identification, or how to prepare them for the table."--Andrew N. Miller, Illinois State Mycologist, Illinois Natural History Survey

"Complete with interesting vignettes and delightful recipes involving wild mushrooms, this book will be of use to anyone interested in collecting and eating wild mushrooms in the Midwest. A thought-provoking, humorous, and practical guide."--Andrew S. Methven, professor and chair of biological sciences, Eastern Illinois University