Let author Lawrence Millman escort you on a journey into the history of over 150 fungi species. Learn how to make spore prints, discover which species are edible, find out which mushroom the Vikings ate before their raids and more.
About the Author
Lawrence Millman has written fifteen books, including such titles as Our Like Will Not Be There Again, Last Places, NORTHERN LATITUDES, An Evening Among Headhunters, HIKING TO SIBERIA, A Kayak Full of Ghosts, and--most recently--the first ever guidebook to New England mushrooms. His essays and articles have appeared in National Geographic, Smithsonian, Sports Illustrated, Atlantic Monthly, and Outside. As a traveler, he chooses his destinations based on the Internet: if a place doesn't have a website, he'll immediately pack his bags and head there. He keeps a post office box in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Rick Kollath started illustrating in nursery school and now he's lucky enough to draw pictures for a living. He runs a design studio in Duluth and co-owns Kollath-Stensaas Publishing with Sparky Stensaas. Rick has taught in Austria and traveled around Europe as a climbing bum. Now he gets thrills riding the big waves on the big lake in his little sea kayak.
Gary Lincoff is the author, co-author, or editor of several books and articles on mushrooms. He teaches courses on mushroom and plant identification and use at the New York Botanical Garden and has led wild mushroom and edible wild plant study trips and forays to 30 countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, and South, Central, and North America. Lincoff chaired the Telluride Mushroom Festival for 25 years (1980-2004), and still participates as its principal speaker. He is also a featured "myco visionary" in the award-winning documentary, Know Your Mushrooms, by Ron Mann. Lincoff also founded and led the New York City Edible Wild Plant Workshop, which featured a once-a-week wild edibles dinner plus a weekend hunt for edible wild plants and mushrooms in city parks. Patricia Wells published his edible wild plant recipes in an article in the New York Times, and he has been profiled in the Village Voice and New York magazine. He lives inNew York City. http: //www.garylincoff.com