The Knopf Mushroom BookBook - 1996
An unrivalled reference book combining the detailed accuracy of a comprehensive field guide with firsthand foraging advice and an inspiring collection of delicious recipes from cookbook author Anna Del Conte. Catalogues more than 450 rare and common North American fungus species in fascinating colour close-up. More than 2,000 annotated photographs and illustrations, supported by notes on appearance and occurrence, give you all the crucial identification facts you need. Invaluable practical advice on how to find, gather, and prepare edible fungi for cooking plus a mouth-watering selection of recipes to turn your wild mushroom finds into fungi feasts. Discover which wild mushrooms are good to eat - and which to avoid - with this unrivalled photographic field guide to the world of fungi. Acclaimed Italian cooking writer Anna Del Conte reveals where and when to forage for edible fungi, and how to gather them. Her recipes will tempt you to transform wild mushroom finds into fungi feasts. With complete information on finding, identifying, gathering, and preparing edible mushrooms of every kind, this is a book no mushroom lover should be without.
Publisher: Toronto : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 1996
Characteristics: 256 p. : col. ill
Alternative Title: Mushroom book