• Peterson Field Guide to Mushrooms of North America, Second Edition: A Field Guide Review

    1 month ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Of all the living things in our world to be passionate about, mushrooms may rate as the most unlikely. Ranging in color from off-white to dingy black, with pastel to gelatinous shades of yellow, orange, purple, and brown in-between, found in moist crevasses, decaying trees, rain-soaked pastures, mushrooms lack the beauty of butterflies and wildflowers cannot equal the action of bats, or flying fish, and certainly lack the spiritual zest of birds. Yet, they are fascinating. You can eat mushrooms! They may enliven your omelet, boost your immune system, or induce hallucinatory dreams. There...
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