Let's go out and hunt mushrooms Foraging for wild mushrooms is one of the most enjoyable and delicious of family activities.
Good Mushroom Bad Mushroom is a friendly, authoritative field guide to hunting and eating wild mushrooms, including (importantly) how to identify the edible ones and avoid the toxic ones. Mushroom expert John Plischke considers 50 of the most interesting and noteworthy mushrooms out there, with full-color photos throughout and generous helpings of mushroom recipes. An attractive gift book for beginners and old-timers alike - adults as well as curious kids - Good Mushroom Bad Mushroom features heavy matte-laminated pages and concealed-wire binding for handy use outside.
John Plischke III has been hunting mushrooms for over 40 years. He is well known throughout the United States and Canada, having given hundreds of mushroom programs to schools, parks, mushroom clubs and other groups. He is the recipient of more than 80 national and regional awards for his mushroom photography. In 2000, he founded the Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club with just 14 members. The club is now one of the largest mushroom clubs in the United States. John has received the North American Mycological Association's (NAMA) Knighton Service Award. He is the author of Morel Mushrooms and Their Poisonous Look A Likes, has edited two cookbooks of the Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club and has been a contributor to many other mushroom books. John is a trustee and faculty member for both NAMA and the North East Mycological Federation. He is one of the editors for Fungi Magazine and is chairman of the fungus section of the Pennsylvania Biological Survey