A Mushroom Word Guide: Etymology, Pronunciation, and Meanings of over 1,500 Words (Paperback)
This book defines over 1,500 mushroom related words and word elements used in mushroom names. Each entry highlights a species that uses the word element, includes the origin and pronunciation of the name, a little information about the mushroom, and related words to help you remember the species names. There are entries for common names, mushroom toxins, famous mycologists and the species named after them. Finally, there are detailed descriptions of the most common chemical tests for field mycology.