At last a great new guidebook to the common mushrooms of the Northwest! Now revised with the most up to date scientific names, this easy to use handbook helps you identify many of the species found in the region. Crisp, colorful photographs by Duane Sept illustrate 130 species of the mushrooms that seem to pop up all around us some edible, some poisonous, all intriguing. In addition to pointers on identifying mushrooms, there are sections on preparing and storing edible mushrooms, mushroom ecology and the parts of a mushroom. When you take this smart, beautiful guide along on your walks in the woods, you ll feel more confident about identifying many of the mushrooms you encounter, and you ll pick up some interesting information along the way.