Outil de référence précieux pour tous ceux qui s'intéressent aux champignons, amateurs ou spécialistes, cette nouvelle édition, revue et complétée par Marcel Bon, offre de nombreuses planches en couleurs représentant non seulement les espèces communes mais aussi des espèces rares. Des descriptions détaillées, placées en face de chaque dessin, facilitent l'identification et peuvent servir de repères pour la cueillette. Plus de 1 500 espèces et variétés. Des illustrations d'une rare précision. Des clés d'identification simples et efficaces.
Author: Roger Phillips
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
The culmination of over thirty years' work, this authoritative and superbly illustrated reference work is packed with the most up-to-date information and original photographs. Set to become the essential illustrated mycological encyclopedia for the next 25 years, this book is also clear, user friendly and will appeal to a wide range of readers. Unsurpassed in both illustrative and descriptive detail, Mushrooms contains over 1,250 photographs, often showing the specimens in various stages of growth, and including all the latest botanical and common names as well as current ecological information on endangered species. Having sold more than 750,000 copies in Europe of his previous title on mushrooms, Roger Phillips' new book once again sets the benchmark. Quite simply, nobody with an interest in the subject can afford to be without this book. 'Roger Phillips has written the best mushroom book I know: the sublime taxonomic accuracy of his descriptions and photographs, combined with an evangelical and infectious passion for the subject, will make an instant mycophile of anyone who picks it up.' Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall 'A masterpiece of identification.' David Bellamy
A critical standard flora of all families of agarics and boleti in the Netherlands and surrounding countries. Although focused on the Netherlands, the work can be used in the whole of western and northern Europe, excluding species that are confined to arctic or alpine habitats.;The flora offers extensive, completely mutually comparable descriptions and line drawings of habit and the most important microscopial characters of all species occurring in the Netherlands and adjacent countries, all based upon personal observations and field notes. Furthermore, practical keys are given to accepted species, as well as correct names of, concise synonymies for, and ecological and distributional data. Extralimital taxa of which occurrence in the Netherlands can be expected on account of their ecology and/or geographical distribution are included in the keys, whereas a concise synonymy, references to selected descriptions and illustrations, and a short diagnostic description are given in textual part. For various reasons a number of taxa less likely to be encountered in the Netherlands are included only in the keys merely with their author citation and one reference to the literature.;Each volume contains introductory chapters with an extensive glossary of terms and lists of abbreviations of authors' names and bibliographic abbreviations.
Enables the user to easily identify over 3,000 native and alien plants without flowers or fruit, with nothing more than a hand lens. This book covers selected flower and fruit characters, particularly ones not readily available in other Floras. It is suitable for amateur and professional botanists, ecological consultants, students and naturalists.
Collins Flower Guide
Author: David Streeter
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Featuring all flowering plants, including trees, grasses, and ferns, this brand-new field guide to the flowers of Britain and northern Europe is the most complete illustrated, single-volume guide ever published. Leading botanical artists have been specially commissioned to ensure accurate, detailed illustrations. Species are described and illustrated on the same page, with up-to-date authoritative text aiding identification. Plants are arranged by family, with their key features highlighted for quick and easy reference. The text offers a complete account of more than 1,900 wild flowers of Britain and Ireland, along with a summary of their European distribution. Collins Flower Guide is an indispensable guide for all those with an interest in the countryside, whether amateur or expert.
This is the third volume in a series that aims to provide a guide to the agarics and boleti occurring in the Netherlands. Generae covered include Clitocybeae, Laccarieae, Collybieae, Marasmieae, Myceneae, Panellae and Biannularieae.
The only photographic field guide you can use in the wild Identifying mushrooms correctly is vital -- eat the wrong species and you could be dead. Mushrooms vary dramatically in shape and colour depending on their age, making them even harder to identify. By combining the most comprehensive collection of photographs with clear, easy to understand text (with the most important features highlighted in italic), this new guide to mushrooms gives you everything you need to positively identify what you are about to eat. The book covers every common species of mushrooms, over 1,000 species, and is the most comprehensive photographic guide on mushrooms ever published. If you want to find chanterelles, or ceps, this book is a must.
This is a fully up-to-date and comprehensive photographic field guide to the snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Lavishly illustrated with 387 color photographs, it includes coverage of all 122 snake species found in these regions. The guide's detailed introduction discusses snake anatomy, biology, habitats and taxonomy. It also explores the health of snakes in captivity and conservation measures, and provides a succinct explanation of the chemical composition, physical effects and cultural uses of snake venom. Species accounts are arranged taxonomically and provide identification features, a description of the species' habitat and behavior and information about whether a snake is venomous. Abundant distribution maps describe each species' geographic variation and usual habitats. Clear photos aid identification and are supplemented with illustrations highlighting key anatomical features. A table of all species, country by country, is included at the back of the book. The first dedicated field guide on snakes to appear in many years, Snakes of Europe, North Africaand the Middle East will be indispensable for anyone interested in learning more about these unique reptiles. Highlights all 122 snake species found in the region Features 387 excellent photos supplemented with diagrams Reflects most recent classification and scientific research Provides each species' identification details, habitat, behavior and much more Includes distribution maps for all species
Wild Edible Fungi
Author: E. R. Boa, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Paper discusses traditional and contemporary uses of fungi as food or in medicine. Reviews the charactersitics of fungi biology and ecology, as well as fungi management.