Mushroom Books are a great way to get started with Mushrooms. You can never have too many references for mushroom
Mushrooms of Colorado and the Southern Rocky Mountains|
by Vera S. Evenson
This is a great book for the Colorado and Rocky Mountain areas. It is one of the more localized books we have. In fact
it is one of the only books specific to Colorado.
All That the Rain Promises, and More|
by David Arora
A Hip Pocket Guide to Western Mushrooms. This is one of my favorite quick reference mushroom books for the Western
Mountains. There is a ton of great information packed into this small book. It's small size makes it easy to take with you
while out on a mushroom hunt. I highly recommend this book especially for beginners.
A Field Guide to Mushrooms|
by Kent H. McKnight and Vera B. McKnight
This Field Guide is designed to make your mushroom collecting outings as safe and enjoyable as possible.
Edible Wild Mushrooms of North America: A Field-to-kitchen Guide|
by David W. Fischer, Alan E. Bessette
A great beginners book showing many of the most common edible mushrooms as well common poisonous look-alikes. It also has a
recipe section which shows many great mushroom recipes.
North American Mushrooms: A Field Guide to Edible and Inedible Fungi|
by Orson K. Miller and Hope Miller
This is a good scientific reference style of Mushroom book with nearly 600 pages of information. When you cant find your
specimen in the smaller books this one is great to have on hand. It also contains much more detailed scientific information
such as spore sizes, and types.
Mushrooms Demystified: A Comprehensive Guide to the Fleshy Fungi|
by David Arora
This book is the large reference style. If there was ever a mushroom bible this would be it. Nearly 1000 pages of information. This is one of the largest mushrooms reference books available.
The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, Mushrooms, Fruits, and Nuts: How to Find, Identify, and Cook Them (Complete) (Paperback)|
by Katie Letcher Lyle
Edible wild plants, mushrooms, fruits, and nuts grow wild along roadsides, in country fields, and in urban parks. All manner of leafy greens, mushrooms, and herbs that command hefty prices at the market are bountiful outdoors and
absolutely free for the taking. But to enjoy them you must know, when to harvest, how to recognize, and how to prepare and eat them. The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, Mushrooms, Fruits, and Nuts provides everything you
need to know about these wild treasures. Included is information on the most commonly found of these wild comestibles, going beyond a field guide's description to provide folklore and mouth-watering recipes for each entry, such as
wild asparagus pizza, fiddlehead soup, blackberry mousse, and elderberry pie.
This fully illustrated guide is the perfect companion for hikers, campers, and anyone who enjoys eating the good food of the earth. With The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, Mushrooms, Fruits, and Nuts in hand, you'll never
walk through a field again without casting your eyes about with dinner in mind.
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms (National Audubon Society Field Guides)|
by Gary H. Lincoff
With more than 700 mushrooms detailed with color photographs and descriptive text, this is the most comprehensive photographic field guide to the mushrooms of North America. The 762 full-color identification photographs show the
mushrooms as they appear in natural habitats. Organized visually, the book groups all mushrooms by color and shape to make identification simple and accurate in the field, while the text account for each species includes a
detailed physical description, information on edibility, season, habitat, range, look-alikes, alternative names, and facts on edible and poisonous species, uses, and folklore. A supplementary section on cooking and eating wild
mushrooms, and illustrations identifying the parts of a mushroom, round out this essential guide.