A Naturalist’s Guide to the Mushrooms of Britain and Northern Europe


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Author: Josephine Bacon

Published by: John Beaufoy Publishing

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A Naturalist’s Guide to Mushrooms of Britain and Northern Europe (2nd edition) is an easy-to-use identification guide to 280 mushroom and toadstool species most commonly seen in Britain and northern Europe. It is the perfect ID guide for amateur naturalists. High quality photographs from Britain’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include common and scientific names, height, distribution and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers advice on mushroom hunting and finding the ones that are good to eat.

About the Naturalist’s Guide series: A series of photographic wildlife identification guides. Each title features 280 species that a keen amateur might expect to see in the field or garden. High quality photographs are accompanied by full species descriptions, giving identifying features, as well as details of size, habits, habitats and distribution.

Each title is written by an acknowledged expert in the subject with photographs largely supplied by Paul Sterry, a biologist whose interest in natural history spans more than 50 years.

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Weight 0.28 kg
Dimensions 13.5 × 19.1 × 1.4 cm


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No of photos

200 approx

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128 x 178 x 13 (mm)

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John Beaufoy Publishing


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