A comprehensive and user-friendly field guide for identifying the many mushrooms of the northern California coast, from Monterey County to the Oregon border.
NOAH SIEGEL is one of the premier mushroom photographers in the
nation. His work has appeared in FUNGI magazine and
Mushroom, and he has lectured extensively across America. He
serves as a trustee for the North East Mycological Federation and
has studied fungi throughout North America, as well as in New
Zealand and Australia.
CHRISTIAN SCHWARZ is a mushroom enthusiast, taxonomist, and citizen science advocate from Santa Cruz, California. He spends most of his time researching, teaching about, and photographing fungi. He also makes scientific collections of macrofungi, focused specifically on California and his home county in particular. He's travelled in search of fungi throughout the United States, as well as Mexico, central America, Indonesia, and Europe.
Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast sets the standard for all
future efforts. The coverage is all one could ask for, the text is
clear and helpful, and the photographs are a joy to see.
--GARY LINCOFF, author of The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms
Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast is at a whole new level for regional mushroom guides. It is certainly a must-own for anyone that's serious about mushroom identification in California.
--TOM BRUNS, professor of plant and micrbial biology at the University of California, Berkeley
This is a wonderful and comprehensive guide to the intriguing mushrooms of coastal northern California. Well-researched, beautifully illustrated, and written with insight and humor!
--ELSE C. VELLINGA, editor of Flora Agaricina Neerlandica
This book sets a new standard for comprehensive regional
mushroom identification guides. The photographs alone are worth the
price of admission.
--DAVID ARORA, author of Mushrooms Demystified Accomplished field mycologists/photographers Siegel and Schwarz have made the colorful and fascinating mushrooms of the redwood coast accessible through this indispensable new book.
--DR. STEVEN TRUDELL, author of Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest