A simple guide to common mushrooms by Teresa Marrone and Kathy Yerich. This is a small, full-color guide that helps mushroom hunters identify mushrooms commonly encountered in the upper Midwest (the Dakotas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin). Details below.
Hundreds of full-color photographs with easy-to-understand text make this a perfect visual guide. Learn about more than 400 species of common wild mushrooms found in the Upper Midwestern states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
The species (from morel mushrooms to shelf mushrooms are organized by shape, then by color, so you can identify them by their visual characteristics. The Top Edibles and Top Toxics sections, help mushroom hunters identify edible wild mushrooms. The information is accessible to beginners and also useful for even experienced mushroom seekers.