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 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 74 pages with 95 colour photographs of British and Mediterranean species.
Geoffrey Kibby is currently the Senior Editor of the mycological journal Field Mycology and has studied fungi for over 40 years in Britain, America and the tropics. He is the author of numerous books and field guides to fungi.