Book ID: 21135
Manual of Indian Edible Mushrooms. 1985.(Internat.Bioscience Monogr.,no.16).30 figs.7 tabs.13 pls.267 p. gr8vo.Cloth.
Contents: Manual of Indian Mushrooms is the only comprehensive guideto Indian Edibe Mushrooms published so far. This book includesdescriptions and reports of 281 edible species belonging to differentgroups of fungi, their synonyms, distribution in India along with anew key to facilitate easy identification of genera. Distinguishingfeatures of edible and poisonous species have been carefully discussed.In addition, detailed cultivation technology of several promisingedible mushrooms, their food values have also been incorporated.Diagrams illustrating a large number of edible species, their structuralfeatures, excellent photographs, an expanded glossary of terms and localnames of common species are some of the attractive features of thisedition. An invaluable source of references related to the wide rangeof topics discussed, makes this book an asset for anybody interestedin mushrooms.