In the Company of Mushrooms

In the Company of Mushrooms

A Biologist's Tale

Book - 1997
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Intrigued by the secret life of fungi, the author shows how fungi recycle most of the world's vegetable matter - from grass to trees, making way for other superior forms of nature. He also explains when and where to find mushrooms, how they are cultivated and how they are used in various cultures.
Publisher: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1997
ISBN: 9780674445543
Branch Call Number: 579.6 Sc
Description: xvi, 280 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm


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Schaechter, a microbiologist, writes about mushroom biology, history, appearance, flavors, folklore, collecting, and cooking. This is an intelligent, enthusiastic look at mushrooming.

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