British Boletes: with key to species 8th ed


British Boletes: with key to species 8th ed Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Geoffrey Kibby
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Pages: 79 Illustrations and other contents: 95 colour photographs ISBN: 8010000000377 Category:

An excellent concise and well illustrated monograph to British and most European Boletes.

Boletes are some of the most popular fungi around the world, both because they are often choice edibles and also because of their frequently exotic colours and large size. There are approximately 80 species in Britain and this book aims to provides user-friendly identification keys and descriptions to all the known species along with colour photos of the majority of species.

This new edition of British Boletes includes numerous new generic names based upon recent molecular studies, resulting in the genera Boletus and Xerocomus in particular being broken up.

A4 printed on high quality 115 gm gloss paper with heavy card (300 gm) covers and wire binding so the book will open flat. It is 79 pages with 95 colour photographs of British and Mediterranean species.

Weight0.56 kg



Author Biography

Geoffrey Kibby is a professional mycologist and senior editor of The Field Mycologist. He is also the author of numerous books on fungi in Britain and Northern Europe, including the bestselling series Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe Volume 1 and Volume 2. With plenty of experience of leading field trips and running mycology courses his books are always user friendly, well tested and kept up to date.

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