An initial Guide to the Identification of Mushrooms and Toadstools Fourth Edition has recently been re-printed with some minor changes in nomenclature.
The task of identifying mushrooms and toadstools has long been an overwhelming process. With over 3000 species found in Britain, field guides can add to the confusion. An Initial Guide to the Identification of Mushrooms and Toadstools is a useful aid to help develop skills in identification of fungi collected on forays. Not all the genera to be found in Britain are in the keys. Those included represent genera that are regularly encountered in the field.
Its easy to use keys follow a flow chart model which pose simple questions that can be read in conjunction with specimens. Even the most inexperienced of mushroom enthusiasts will find this process enjoyable and rewarding. This fourth edition includes easy to read diagrams and text, as well as several images. Identifying mushrooms in the field has never been so easy.