The Complete Mushroom Hunter, Revised: Illustrated Guide to Foraging, Harvesting, and Enjoying Wild Mushrooms - Including new sections on growing your own incredible edibles and off-season collecting

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Quarry Books, 15 de jun de 2017 - 208 páginas

In The Complete Mushroom Hunter, Revised, Gary Lincoff escorts you through the culinary history of the mushroom and on to preparing and serving the fungi.

Gathering edible wild food is a lovely way to forge a connection to the Earth. Mushrooms are the ultimate local food source; they grow literally everywhere, from mountains and woodlands to urban and suburban parks to your own backyard.

The Complete Mushroom Hunter, Revised will enrich your understanding of the natural world and build an appreciation for an ancient, critically relevant, and useful body of knowledge. Mushroom guru Gary Lincoff escorts you from the mushroom's earliest culinary awakening, through getting equipped for mushroom forays, to preparing and serving the fruits of the foray, wherever you live.

Inside you'll find:

  • A brief, colorful history of mushroom hunting worldwide
  • How to get equipped for a mushroom foray
  • A completely illustrated guide to the common wild edible mushrooms and their poisonous look-alikes
  • Where to find your fare, and how to identify them
  • How to prepare and serve your fungi
  • Thirty delicious recipes

All this, plus dozens of colorful, priceless anecdotes from living the mushroom lifestyle. The Complete Mushroom Hunter, Revised is truly the definitive guide to this exciting hobby!

 

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This is a good introduction to mushroom hunting, identifying, eating, etc. It is nice because it takes an gourmand's approach, teaching and describing the most important edible varieties that are ... Ler resenha completa

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Introduction
7
Mushrooms The What and the Who
8
Mushroom Hunting
20
Mushroom Identification
42
Medicinal Mushrooms
156
Bringing Home the Harvest Mushroom Recipes
168
Mushroom Arts Crafts
180
Mushroom Cultivation
186
Winter Hunting
199
Essential Guide to Major Posionous Mushrooms Symptoms of Poisoning and Treatment
202
Photo Credits
203
Resources
204
Acknowlegments
205
About the Author
206
Index
207
Direitos autorais

Incredible Edibles
195

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Sobre o autor (2017)

Gary Lincoff is the author of The Complete Mushroom Hunter and the author, co-author, or editor of several books and articles on mushrooms. He teaches courses on mushroom and plant identification and use at the New York Botanical Garden and has led wild mushroom and edible wild plant study trips and forays to 30 countries. Lincoff chaired the Telluride Mushroom Festival for 25 years (1980-2004), and still participatesas its principal speaker. He lives in New York City.

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