by Timothy J. Baroni
July 12, 2017
This amazing field guide describes over 500 species and an obvious choice for any mushroom hunter in the northeast. Large pictures, insightful comments, edibility notes and much more.
ISBN 9781604696349, 1604696346
Flexibound | 600 pages
An indispensable guide to finding and identifying the mushrooms of the Northeast.
The Northeast is one of the best places to find mushrooms; they are both abundant and spectacularly diverse. Mushrooms of the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada is a compact, beautifully illustrated guide packed with descriptions and photographs of more than 500 of the region's most conspicuous, distinctive, and ecologically important mushrooms.
- Covers Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Wisconsin, and the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Ontario, and most of Quebec
- More than 550 superb color photographs
- Helpful keys for identification
- Clear, color-coded layout
- An essential reference for mushroom enthusiasts, hikers, and naturalists
Timothy J. Baroni is a Distinguished Professor of Biology at the State University of New York. He teaches at SUNY-College at Cortland and works on biodiversity research of macrofungi globally with emphasis on mushrooms and other fungi found in the Americas. He is the author or co-author of three books and many peer-reviewed articles on taxonomy of macrofungi. Baroni has described 95 new species and varieties of macrofungi, served as president of the Mycological Society of America, and received numerous awards from the State University of New York for teaching and research. He was recently selected for the Distinguished Mycologist Award given by the Mycological Society of America.
“Excellent descriptions, taxonomic synonyms, [and] habitat descriptions.” —Choice
“The book is beautiful. I know it’s practical, and it’s got a lot of information, but just to flip through it and look at the diversity of the mushrooms—I find it really interesting.” —The Weekend Gardener
“Comprehensively definitive and thoroughly user friendly.” —Midwest Book Review
“Offers the best combination of sufficiently comprehensive descriptions and large, close at hand photos.” —The Mycophile