- Publisher: Backcountry Press
- Editor: Michael Kauffmann
- Edition: First
- Available in: Paperback, PDF
- ISBN: 978-1-941624-19-7
- Available: May 1, 2024
A Comprehensive Guide to Fungi of the Pacific Northwest
Mushrooms of Cascadia helps beginning and experienced mushroom hunters alike find and identify mushrooms across the Pacific Northwest. 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 west of the Pacific Slope from Northern California to British Columbia. 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 to 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 Cascadia is an indispensable book for anyone curious about fungi.
Mushroom enthusiasts in the western USA may be familiar with the authors’ previous publication Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast.