About the book:
Mushrooms are mysterious, beautiful organisms that appear in a variety of colours, shapes and sizes – from microscopic to over a metre wide. They are abundant worldwide, and South Africa alone has an estimated minimum of 171 500 species.
This new edition of Pocket Guide: Mushrooms of South Africa features a selection of the species more commonly found in the region, and will enable enthusiasts to identify these mushrooms in the field. Each entry includes:
• Full-colour photographs.
• Informative accounts with distinguishing characteristics highlighted.
• Edibility at a glance.
Easy to use and compact, this guide will prove invaluable to foragers and nature lovers.