Books on Fungi

Books which our more expert members have found useful and interesting:-

 Title

 Author

 Publisher

ISBN 

 Description

Mushrooms

Roger Phillips

MacMillan

978-0-330-44237-0

Very comprehensive copiously illustrated, detailed guide.

Just small enough to use in the field.

If you buy just one book it should probably be this one

 

Mushrooms Demystified

David Arora

Ten Speed Press 1979

0-89815-169-4

Covers American Fungi but written in a friendly and eccentric way with good keys

 

Fascinated by Fungi

Pat O'Reilly

First Nature 2012

3 978-0-9560544-3-2

A superb book quite unlike most fungi books

 

Need to Know Series - Mushroom Hunting

 

Collins 2006

13-978-0007215072

 

A small but excellent book

Mushroom Miscellany

 

Collins 2008

13-978-0007284641

Not a guidebook and not too many photographs, this book delves into some of the folklore surrounding fungi.

 

Field guide to Edible Mushrooms of Britain & Europe

 

New Holland 2010

978-1845374198

A good starter guide with some excellent photographs of edible (and some poisonous) familiarly encountered fungi.

 

Mushroom Picker’s Foolproof Field Guide

 

Southwater

13-978-1-84215-817-3

In an A4 format and deals with edible and poisonous mushrooms. Very large photos but without recipes.

 

Complete Mushroom Book, (The Quiet Hunt)

Antonio Carluccio

 

1-844000-40-0

A4 format, hard back, lots of detailed recipes. Could be a suitable present for someone interested in mushrooms.

The Mushroom Feast

 Jane Grigson

 

10: 1904943896

13: 978-1904943891

Classic cookery book