All That the Rain Promises & More
A hip pocket guide to Western mushrooms.
An illustrated guide to identifying 200 Western mushrooms – whether edible, poisonous, or medicinal – by their key features.
“In leafing through these pages, you may wonder what all the ‘fanciful,’ ‘foolish,’ or (shudder) ‘extraneous’ material is doing in a factual guide. After all, it is the practical, hands-on, how-to-identify information that makes this book useful and gives it substance. But I ask: is it any stranger or less desirable to sprinkle the facts with flakes of fancy than it is to liven up solemn, substantial fare like potatoes with something fancier and more flavorful, like wild mushrooms?”
– David Arora
An American mycologist, naturalist, and writer, David Arora is also the author of two popular mushroom field guides, Mushrooms Demystified and All the Rain Promises and More. In addition to his field guides, he has written several articles on amateur and commercial mushroom hunting, its role in the economic development of rural communities, and about conflicts related to conservation issues related to mushroom hunting.
- Format: Paperback
- Dimensions: 264 pages, 7 × 4 × 0.6 in
- Published by: Ten Speed Press
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