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San Francisco: Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast, book talk and author signing!

  • Manylabs 1086 Folsom Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)

It’s nearly mushroom season, and this book will help you get started on identifying some fungal friends! Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast is a comprehensive and user-friendly field guide for identifying the many mushrooms of the northern California coast, from Monterey County to the Oregon border.

Author Christian Schwarz will be talking about the process of writing Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast, highlighting priorities, outcomes, challenges, and future directions. He'll also be selling and signing books!

About the book:

Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast helps beginning and experienced mushroom hunters alike find and identify mushrooms. Common and conspicuous species, delicious edibles, toxic and deadly species, and distinctive rarities are all covered in this user-friendly reference, which covers the diversity found in coastal California from Monterey County to the Oregon border. With full treatments of more than 750 species, and references to hundreds more, tips on mushroom collecting, descriptions of specific habitats and bio-zones, updated taxonomy, and stunning photography, this book is the most modern and comprehensive guide to mushrooms in the region. Each species profile pairs a photograph with an in-depth description, as well as notes on ecology, edibility, toxicity, and look-alike species. Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast is an indispensable book for anyone curious about fungi.

This is a FREE talk! Books will be available for sale at the event.


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