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I can think of no higher praise. David Arora born October 23, [2] is an American mycologistnaturalistand writer. Magical Mushrooms, Mischievous Molds.

Mushrooms Demystified 2nd edition. Best book out there for mushrooming with its smaller companion All the rain promises and more.

Lists with This Book. Jun 23, Wayne rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Everything you ever wanted to know about mushrooms and then some. However, not the most portable volume–I suggest “All the Rain Brings and More,” its pocket-sized field guide companion.

Want to Read saving…. After almost pages I’m still more than a bit mystified, but I’ve started bringing fungi home and trying to work through identifications. Clathrus archeria stinkhorn new to North America. This is a doorstop of a mushroom guide for anyone interested in learning about hunting and identifying. The California golden chanterelle was described as a distinct species, Cantharellus californicuswhile several California porcini species were described as distinct species or subspecies, Boletus edulis var.


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Giant puffballs taste like funky, chemical marshmallows – they are not “eminently edible. He began teaching about wild mushrooms in the early s while living in Santa Cruz, California. Books by David Arora. Detailed, comprehensive, demystigied to use, and hilarious. The best of the best. Secondly, and more importantly, Arora’s book does what other guides may not, which is that he immediately teaches the best mushroom-gathering and identification habits by structuring the volume so denystified you have no choice but to do as you should!

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Mycena News 59 9: Jul 27, Terri Klemetson added it. To ask other readers questions demystiffied Mushrooms Demystifiedplease sign up. October 23, India [1]. No trivia or quizzes yet. While this mushroom hunters’ bible is indispensable, it could benefit from more pictures. As a first mushrooming book, I’d recommend this as a prerequisite to perhaps more appealing easy-lookup guides like the field guide mentioned above.

Nov 11, James Mize rated it really liked it. Great photos, fun to read. Retrieved mkshrooms ” https: Mushrooms Demystified arorz David Arora. This is one of the most amazing biological guides ever.

I will actually be “currently reading” this book for the rest of my life – at least during those months that the mushrooms are out. This is as good as it gets in a single source for mushroom identification. This is an excellent, excellent book for mushroomers of all levels of experience, but most of all for beginning hunters.


Mushrooms Demystified

Authoritative and comprehensive, often witty, but altogether somewhat dense. Mushrooms Demystified was first published in and was republished in a revised and substantially expanded edition in May 17, s rated it it was amazing.

I have not actually read through this hefty tome, but I have perused used it and deem it a favorable fact that I and fellow consumers of found fungi are still intact, and much the happier for our mushroom meal, many thanks to Arora. The most extraordinary thing about it is that it’s actually fun to read — no small feat for what’s fundamentally a guidebook. It reinforces the fun of mushroom hunting and also gives a glimpse into that fascinating subculture.

Arora is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name. Oct 19, Chris Keefe rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: If you’re not interested in wild mushrooms, probably not for you.

Open Preview See a Problem? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. David Arora born October 23, is an American mycologist, naturalist, and writer. A most magickal and foule tome.