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.
Mushroom expert and environmental consultant Daniel Winkler, M.Sc., is fascinated by mushrooms and their ecology. He grew up collecting wild mushrooms in the Bavarian Alps, and has expanded his knowledge of fungi by researching the role of mushrooms in Tibet, where they are rural Tibet's main sourch of cash income. He organizes mushroom tours, collects and photographs mushrooms in North and South America, as well as all over Europe and Asia. He lives with his family in Kirkland, Washington State, and is a frequent lecturer at mushroom festivals and other mycological events. Daniel share his fungal exploits on his extensive website, www.mushroaming.com.