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North American Boletes
A Color Guide to the Fleshy Pored Mushrooms

 
Alan E. Bessette, William C. Roody, and Arleen R. Bessette

Paper $45.00s    |    978-0-8156-3244-3    |    2010

Cloth $95.00s    |    0-8156-0588-9    |    2000

Reviews
"The first comprehensive guide to a major group of wild mushrooms, the boletes, in North America. . . . Amateurs and professionals concerned with boletes will consider this book a standard reference."
Choice

"A must for bolete lovers of all persuasions."
Plant Science Bulletin

Description
North American Boletes is the first comprehensive guide to an extraordinary and highly prized group of mushrooms known for their beautiful colors, distinctive features, relative abundance, and edibility. The scope of this work goes beyond the identification of species. The authors consider the symbiotic relationship that boletes share with higher plants and trees, their geographical distribution, and new information regarding the macrochemical test reactions of the boletes; they also describe several new species. The book’s combination of aesthetically appealing and scientifically accurate color photographs and extensive descriptions makes it a standard reference work for bolete identification in North America.

Authors
Alan E. Bessette is a mycologist and professor emeritus of biology at Utica College and is the author of numerous books, including Mushrooms of the Southeastern United States and Milk Mushrooms of North America: A Field Identification Guide to the Genus Lactarius, both published by Syracuse University Press.

William C. Roody is the author of numerous books, including Mushrooms of the Southeastern United States.

Arleen R. Bessette is a mycologist and botanical photographer. She is the author of eleven books, including The Rainbow Beneath My Feet: A Mushroom Dyers Field Guide, also published by Syracuse University Press.

396 pages, 2 black-and-white and 454 color illustrations, appendixes, glossary, references, indexes


North American Boletes A Color Guide to the Fleshy Pored Mushrooms

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