Wild Edible Mushrooms
By Hope Miller. Mushrooms are an excellent source of natural food: They have few calories and are abundant, free for the taking, and fun to forage. This handy guide clearly explains not only how to identify them but also how to prepare them for your next meal. Whether you are an experienced mushroom hunter or an amateur naturalist, Wild Edible Mushrooms will help you find, harvest, prepare, and enjoy North American wild mushrooms. Inside are detailed descriptions and color photos of forty edible mushrooms (plus dangerous look-alikes to avoid)—including scientific and common names, habitat, odor, taste, fruiting time, and more—followed by more than 100 recipes. These include delicious appetizers, soups, salads, and hearty entrees. 256 pages, softcover.