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Good Books for Beginners

 
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JudeS814
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 28, 2003 6:32 am    Post subject: Good Books for Beginners Reply with quote

Hi..I am wondering if anyone can suggest a book for the beginner 'shroom hunter.
We live in Michigan and would like something that would give local info, with lots of discription and pictures. Thx for the help
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AstroCreep
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 07, 2004 12:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

National Aububon Society
Field guide to mushrooms
North America edition

that is a good book for identifing mushrooms
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VapourBoy
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 08, 2004 2:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This may be a good resource for you...

http://www.michiganmorels.com/
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shroomgal
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 04, 2004 8:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Doing a google query pulls up this link that gives a list of books and the poster's review of each book. I think it's best to have more than one book.

http://www.cris.com/~Czere/MushBook.shtml
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 09, 2004 6:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here is my book collection.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 14, 2004 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

oops, sorry about that, it seems that my pic was deleted by the image provider from geocities or something.

Anyways, your book of choice depends on where you live, but if you are in the PNW, I would suggest Mushrooms Demystified as a starters guide. If you are in the north east I recommend The Mushrooms of North Eastern North America.
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cultured1
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 23, 2004 7:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Peterson field guide is one that I have, it's pretty good although there are discrepencies in the latin names for some species compared to other guides. Maybe my edition is a bit out of date (1987), & naming has gotten more consistent.
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Funguy
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 03, 2004 4:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just thought I would add my 2 cents worth.Maybe a little late but if you choose to buy those books you can save twenty dollars here. http://www.walmart.com
They had the audabon field guide also 12$
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