Poisonous Mushrooms of Canada Including Other Inedible Fungi / Research Branch Agriculture Canada Monograph 30 ( Includes Hallucinogens / Hallucinogenic )


-----------hardcover, about 8.75w x 11.25h inches, a solid Good exlibrary copy in an attractive Good dustjacket with some chips and tears, library sticker on spine and rear panel of the book, cover art by Henry A C Jackson a well known artist of mushrooms, fungi and toadstools, 396 pages, b&w illustrations as well as colour photos, contents include: Preface; PART ONE: The Fungus Fruit Body ---Introduction; Fruit Body; Life Cycle; Literature ---Macroscopic Features - Basidiomycota ( Gill Mushrooms; Other mushroom fruit-like bodies; Puffballs and related fungi ) - Ascomycota ( Apothecia ) - habitat and Habit of Growth; Distribution and Seasonal Occurrence; Literature --- MICROSCOPIC FEATURES: Basidiomycota ( Hyphal Structure of mushrooms and other hymenomycetes; Hyphal structure of puffballs and antiborns; Basidiospores ) - Ascomycota ( Hyphal structure of apothecia; Aerospores ); Literature --- METHODS of STUDY: Collecting; Macroscopic Techniques; Preserving and Storing Specimens; Microscopic Techniques; Chemical Reagents; Literature --- TAXONOMY: Nomenclature; Classification; Keys and Family descriptions; Literature --- PART TWO - FUNGAL POISONING: Overview; Scope; Classification of Fungal Poisoning; Key to Toxin Groups; Guidelines for safe collecting and eating; Poisonous and edible species that look alike; Literature --- Deadly Toxins-Amatoxins and others; Toxicology and Symptomatology; Deadly Species; Descriptions of Genera and Species ( Amanita; Conocybe; Cortinarius; Galerina; Lepiota; Naematoloma ); Literature --- MONOMETHYLHYDRAZINE - Toxicology and Symptomatology; Symptom Producing Species; Description of the Genus and Species ( Gyromitra ); Literature ---COPRINE - ( Clitocybe; Coprinus ); Literature --- MUSCARINE ( Clitocybe; Inocybe ); Literature --- IBOTENIC ACID - MUSCIMOL - ( Amanita ); Literature ---HALLUCINOGENS ( Conocybe; Gymmopilus; Panaeolus; Pluteus; Psilocybe; Stropharia ); Literature --- GASTROINTESTINAL IRRITANTS ( Agaricus; Amanita; Armillariella; Boletus; Clitocybe; Collybia; Gomphus; Hebeloma; Helvella; Lactarius; Lepiota; Morchella; Mycena; Omphalotus; Paxillus; Phaeolepiota; Pholiota; Polypores; Ramaria; Rhodophylloid mushrooms; Russula; Sarcosphaera; Scleroderma; Stropharia; Tricholoma; Tricholomopsis; Tylopilus; Verpa ); LLiterature ---APPENDIX: The Collections; Abbreviations of Authorities; Ridgway Colors; Glossary; Index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: Poisonous Mushrooms of Canada Including Other Inedible Fungi / Research Branch Agriculture Canada Monograph 30 ( Includes Hallucinogens / Hallucinogenic )

Author Name: Ammirati, Joseph F; James A Traquair; Paul A Horgen / Research Branch Agriculture Canada Monograph 30

Illustrator: Henry A C Jackson Cover Art

Categories: Non Fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Markham, ON: Fitzhenry and Whiteside / / Research Branch Agriculture Canada Monograph 30 , 1985, 1st edition, First Printing: 1985

ISBN Number: 0889029776

ISBN Number 13: 9780889029774

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good (see description)

Jacket Condition: Good (see description)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160709

Keywords: Poisonous Mushrooms of Canada Including Other Inedible Fungi / Research Branch Agriculture Canada Monograph 30 , Fungus, Pathogenic, Spores, Puffballs, Hallucinogenics,