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Pocket Guide Mushrooms of South Africa

ISBN 
9781775847502
Format 
Epub
Recommended Price 
R170.00
Published 
June 2021
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.
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About the Author
Marieka Gryzenhout (PhD) is a lecturer in the Department of Genetics at the University of the Free State and a member of various mycological associations. She is the author and co-author of numerous scientific papers and books on fungi, including the popular Field Guide to Mushrooms and other Fungi of South Africa.
She passionately promotes an interest in the subject among nature lovers via www.themycologyblog.com.

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