Recommended; July 2011; Scientific American Magazine; by Kate Wong; 1 Page(s)
The Book of Fungi: A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred Species from Around the World
by Peter Roberts and Shelley Evans. University of Chicago Press, 2011
Medusa brittlestem, hawthorn twiglet, olive earthtongue—welcome to the weird and wonderful world of fungi, where the species have names that sound as though they could have been plucked from the pages of Harry Potter. Gorgeous color photographs, handy distribution maps and chatty descriptions celebrate edible and poisonous fungal varieties from around the globe.