Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Timber Press Field Guide

Author: Joe Ammirati,Steve Trudell

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9781604691412

Category: Nature

Page: 352

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Explore the heart of mushroom country The Pacific Northwest is one of the best places to find mushrooms—they are both abundant and spectacularly diverse. Yet until now, there has been no mushroom guide that focuses on the region. This compact, beautifully illustrated guide presents descriptions and photographs of 460 of the region's mushrooms. In addition to profiles on individual species, Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest also includes a general discussion and definition of fungi, information on where to find mushrooms and guidelines on collecting them, an overview of fungus ecology, and a discussion on how to avoid mushroom poisoning.

Natural History of the Pacific Northwest Mountains

Author: Daniel Mathews

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604696354

Category: Nature

Page: 584

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Natural History of the Pacific Northwest Mountains is an engagingly written, portable history and identification guide for the flora, fauna, and geology of the region. This guide also includes information about the landscape and weather. Packed with 800 color photographs, this is the perfect overview of the Pacific Northwest if you are looking for a simple way to discover the great outdoors.

Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest

Timber Press Field Guide

Author: Mark Turner,Ellen Kuhlmann

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604696192

Category: Travel

Page: 448

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In Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest, Mark Turner and Ellen Kuhlman cover 568 species of woody plants that can be found in Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and northern California. The comprehensive field guides features introductory chapters on the native landscape and plant entries that detail the family, scientific and common name, flowering seasons, and size. Each entry includes color photographs of the plant’s habitat and distinguishing characteristics and a range map. Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest is for hikers, nature lovers, plant geeks, and anyone who wants to know more about, and be able to identify, the many plants of the Pacific Northwest.

A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Daniel Winkler

Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781550175424

Category: Nature

Page: 1

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A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest is a pocket-sized guide with full-colour photographs of mushrooms from Pacific Northwest trails and roadsides, forests and lawns. With this guide, identify over thirty common and easily-recognized edible mushrooms--and stay away from their not-so-edible look-alikes. Discover boletes, chanterelles, matsutake, shaggy mane, cauliflower, candy cap and many other tasty wild mushrooms. Easy to use and light to carry, this compact text is a must-have for all mushroom lovers who delight in searching for the next macrofungi bonanza.

Mushrooms of the Southeast

Author: Todd F. Elliott,Steven L. Stephenson

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 160469730X

Category: Nature

Page: 408

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Mushrooms of the Southeast is a compact, beautifully illustrated guide packed with descriptions and photographs of more than 400 of the region’s most important mushrooms. The geographic range covered by the book includes northern Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. In addition to profiles on individual species, the book also includes a general discussion and definition of fungi, information on where to find mushrooms and collection guidelines, an overview of fungus ecology, and information on mushroom poisoning and how to avoid it.

Northwest Foraging

The Classic Guide to Edible Plants of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Doug Benoliel

Publisher: Skipstone

ISBN: 9781594853678

Category: Nature

Page: 192

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CLICK HERE to download the section on foraging for field mustard with four sample recipes from Northwest Foraging * Suitable for novice foragers and seasoned botanists alike * More than 65 of the most common edible plants in the Pacific Northwest are thoroughly described *Poisonous plants commonly encountered are also included Originally published in 1974, Northwest Foraging quickly became a wild food classic. Now fully updated and expanded by the original author, this elegant new edition is sure to become a modern staple in backpacks, kitchens, and personal libraries. A noted wild edibles authority, Doug Benoliel provides more than 65 thorough descriptions of the most common edible plants of the Pacific Northwest region, from asparagus to watercress, juneberries to cattails, and many, many more! He also includes a description of which poisonous "look-alike" plants to avoid -- a must-read for the foraging novice. Features include detailed illustrations of each plant, an illustrated guide to general plant identification principles, seasonality charts for prime harvesting, a selection of simple foraging recipes, and a glossary of botanical terms. Beginning with his botany studies at the University of Washington, Doug Benoliel has been dedicated to native plants. He has owned a landscaping, design, and nursery business, and done his extensive work with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). Doug lives on Lopez Island, Washington.

Mushrooms of Northwest North America

Author: Helene M. E. Schalkwyk

Publisher: Lone Pine Pub

ISBN: 9781551050461

Category: Nature

Page: 414

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This book covers over 500 species of mushrooms found in the Pacific Northwest and western Canada, from Minnesota to the Pacific Coast and from Alaska south to California. Each plant is described in detail, including information on habitat, distribution, identification and edibility. The text is accompanied by exquisite color illustrations. Indexes for common names, genera and species, as well as an illustrated glossary, are also included.

Psychoactive Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Joseph Weninger

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781432793562

Category: Nature

Page: 158

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This field guide contains more psychoactive mushrooms from the Pacific Northwest than any book previously published. With this field guide, you will learn to safely recognize the amazing number of psychoactive mushrooms that can be found right here in the Pacific Northwest from psilocybin mushrooms to psychoactive Amanitas. This book includes: ?Çó Detailed information on every known psychoactive mushroom in the Pacific Northwest as well as the most common deadly lookalikes ?Çó Over 90 photographs ?Çó In-depth descriptions of all featured mushrooms including appearance, habitat, distribution, growing season, and effects?Çó Information on mushroom identification, terminology, and techniques for taking spore prints ?Çó Addition information about the history, preparation, and active ingredients of psychoactive mushrooms

Birds of the Pacific Northwest

Timber Press Field Guide

Author: John Shewey,Tim Blount

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604697857

Category: Nature

Page: 560

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Birding in the Pacific Northwest has never been easier! Birds of the Pacific Northwest describes and illustrates more than 400 bird species commonly encountered in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and British Columbia. This comprehensive, full-color guide is organized to follow the order in which groups and species are presented by the American Union. Range maps for each species provide valuable information for identification.

Mushrooms of the Rocky Mountain Region

Timber Press Field Guide

Author: Vera Stucky Evenson,Denver Botanic Gardens

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604695765

Category: Nature

Page: 300

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Mushrooms of the Rocky Mountain Region describes more than 220 species of the region's most conspicuous, distinctive, interesting, and ecologically important mushrooms. Covering Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming, as well as adjacent areas in Montana and Idaho, it is jam-packed with helpful details, including keys for identification and a clear, color-coded layout. It is an essential reference for mushroom enthusiasts, hikers, and naturalists.

Mushrooms of the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada

Timber Press Field Guide

Author: Timothy J. Baroni

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604698144

Category: Nature

Page: 600

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A must-have for mushroom hunters in 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 400 of the region's most conspicuous, distinctive, and ecologically important mushrooms. The geographic range covered by the book includes 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. In addition to profiles on individual species, Mushrooms of the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada also includes a general discussion and definition of fungi; information on where to find mushrooms and guidelines on collecting them; an overview of fungus ecology; and a discussion on mushroom poisoning and how to avoid it.

Wildflowers of New England

Timber Press Field Guide

Author: Ted Elliman,New England Wild Flower Society

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604697407

Category: Nature

Page: 448

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Wildflowers of New England is for hikers, naturalists, gardeners, and anyone wishing to learn more about the region’s diverse wildflowers, or just wanting to know the answer to "What’s that plant?" Ted Elliman, a plant ecologist for the New England Wild Flower Society, describes and illustrates more than 1,000 species commonly found in all six New England states, including annuals, perennials, and biennials, both native and naturalized. This helpful field guide uses a logical and convenient identification key based on flower color, petal arrangement, and leaf characteristics. One thousand color photographs help to confirm that you’ve got the right plant. The introduction includes an explanation of plant parts and information on plant names.

Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast

A Comprehensive Guide to the Fungi of Coastal Northern California

Author: Noah Siegel,Christian Schwarz

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 1607748185

Category: Nature

Page: 608

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A comprehensive and user-friendly field guide for identifying the many mushrooms of the northern California coast, from Monterey County to the Oregon border. Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast will help beginning and experienced mushroom hunters alike to find and identify mushrooms, from common to rare, delicious to deadly, and interesting to beautiful. This user-friendly reference covers coastal California from Monterey County to the Oregon border with full treatments of more than 750 species, and references to hundreds more. With tips on mushroom collecting, descriptions of specific habitats and biozones, updated taxonomy, and outstanding photography, this guide is far and away the most modern and comprehensive treatment of mushrooms in the region. Each species profile pairs a photograph with an in-depth description, as well as notes on ecology, edibility, toxicity, and look-alike species. Written by mushroom identification experts and supported by extensive field work, Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast is an indispensable guide for anyone curious about fungi. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Mushrooms Demystified

A Comprehensive Guide to the Fleshy Fungi

Author: David Arora

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780898151695

Category: Gardening

Page: 959

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Identifies over two thousand species, answers common questions about mushrooms, and gives advice on collecting, preserving, and cooking with mushrooms

Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest

Tracking and Identifying Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Invertebrates

Author: David Moskowitz

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 0881929492

Category: Nature

Page: 364

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This guide includes illustrated descriptions for more than 180 mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates most common in the Northwest. Features more than 460 photographs, scale drawings, and 90 distribution maps.

Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Robert Michael Pyle,Caitlin LaBar

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604698616

Category: Nature

Page: 488

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A comprehensive field guide to the butterflies of the Pacific Northwest from renowned experts Easy to use and beautifully illustrated with more than 600 color photographs and nearly 200 maps, Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest is a must-have for nature lovers in Washington, Oregon, western Idaho, northern California, and British Columbia. The profiles include preferred common name for both genus and species, type locality, conservation status, the look and distinguishing traits of each butterfly, the preferred foodplants and nectar plants, habitat and range, and much more. Additional information includes a brief introduction to how butterflies work and details on ecology and conservation.

Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain Region

Author: Denver Botanic Gardens

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604698691

Category: Nature

Page: 500

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Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain Region—from the Denver Botanic Garden, the region’s recognized leader in horticulture—describes and illustrates more than 1,200 species commonly encountered in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, and the northern parts of Nevada, New Mexico, and Arizona. This comprehensive guide includes perennials, annuals, and bulbs, both native and naturalized, and is organized by flower color and petal shape. Introductory information includes an explanation of the plant parts, keys to the plants, and information on plant names. Species profiles include color photographs and range maps.

Insects of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Peter Haggard,Judy Haggard

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

ISBN: 9780881926897

Category: Nature

Page: 295

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A comprehensive, illustrated field guide to the insects of the Pacific Northwest encompasses more than 450 species of common insects and noninsect invertebrates, furnishing detailed descriptions, visual identification keys, and more than seven hundred full-color photographs.

Must-See Birds of the Pacific Northwest

85 Unforgettable Species, Their Fascinating Lives, and How to Find Them

Author: Sarah Swanson,Max Smith

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604693371

Category: Nature

Page: 244

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Must-See Birds of the Pacific Northwest is a lively, practical guide that helps readers discover 85 of the region’s most extraordinary birds. Each bird profile includes notes on what they eat, where they migrate from, and where to find them in Washington and Oregon. Profiles also include stunning color photographs of each bird. Birds are grouped by what they are known for or where they are most likely to be found—like beach birds, urban birds, colorful birds, and killer birds. This is an accessible guide for casual birders, weekend warriors, and families looking for an outdoor experience. Eight easy-going birding weekends, including stops in Puget Sound, the Central Washington wine country, and the Klamath Basin, offer wonderful getaway ideas and make this a must-have guide for locals and visitors alike.