Mushrooms of the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada (A Timber Press Field Guide) (Paperback)
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Ideal for hikers, foragers, and naturalists, the Timber Press Field Guides are the perfect tools for loving where you live.
Mushrooms of the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada is a comprehensive field guide to the most conspicuous, distinctive, and ecologically important mushrooms found in the region. This useful guide features introductory chapters on the basics of mushroom structure, life cycles, and habitats. Profiles include color photographs, keys, and diagrams to aid in identification, and tips on how to recognize and avoid poisonous 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
- Describes and illustrates more than 500 species
- 550 photographs, with additional keys and diagrams
- Clear, color-coded layout
About the Author
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
“Most new publications on mushrooms [were] of little help until Baroni published his Mushrooms of the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada in 2017. . . . made mushroom study as interesting for me as when I first saw Lincoff's book back in 1981.” —Orillia Packet and Times
“Concise and informative field guide that surely will become a standard reference for mushroom hunters in the Northeast!” —The New Jersey Mycological Association
“This volume is a clear and impressive standout which can be recommended without reservation. . . . It deserves to become a standard reference and will doubtless soon be seen as a faithful companion volume on forays throughout its target area.” —Long Island Mycological Club
“A wise and user-friendly book. . . truly wonderful.” —Coventry Courier