Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous
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Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous

By Thomas Taylor
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Table of Contents
  • INTRODUCTION.
  • CRYPTOGAMS.
    • FUNGI.
  • CLASSIFICATION.
  • STRUCTURAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE AGARICINI.
    • MUSHROOM GILLS.
    • THE VOLVA.
    • THE MUSHROOM VEIL.
    • MUSHROOM SPORES AND MYCELIUM.
    • MYCELIUM.
  • ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD "MUSHROOM."
  • FOOD VALUE OF MUSHROOMS.
  • CAUTIONARY SUGGESTIONS.
  • APPENDIX A.
    • Preserving and Cooking Mushrooms.
    • Receipts.
  • APPENDIX B.
    • GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED IN DESCRIBING MUSHROOMS.
    • AUTHORITIES CONSULTED.
  • ASCOMYCETES.
  • DISCOMYCETES.
  • RECEIPTS FOR COOKING.
  • Mushroom Growing.[A]
    • DIRECTIONS FOR PREPARING THE COMPOST FOR THE BEDS.
    • Compost for Mushroom Beds.
    • Mushroom Culture in Canada.
    • Cultivation of Mushrooms in Japan.
    • Manufacture of Spawn.
      • "Brick Spawn."
      • "Mill Track" Spawn.
      • Spawn Produced in a Manure Heap.
    • "Brick Spawn."
    • "Mill Track" Spawn.
    • Spawn Produced in a Manure Heap.
  • APPENDIX A.
    • CONTINUATION OF GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED IN DESCRIBING MUSHROOMS.
  • APPENDIX B.
  • ANALYTICAL TABLE.
  • POLYPOREI.
  • RECIPES FOR COOKING MUSHROOMS.
  • LIST OF THE GENERA OF HYMENOMYCETES.
  • BREFIELD'S CLASSIFICATION OF FUNGI.
  • CONIOMYCETES AND HYPHOMYCETES.
  • HYPHOMYCETES.
  • PHYCOMYCETES OR PHYSOMYCETES.
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY.
  • APPENDIX.
  • GASTEROMYCETES.
  • MYXOMYCETES OR MYXOGASTERS.—"Slime Fungi."
  • GENERA OF GASTEROMYCETES, ACCORDING TO SACCARDO.
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY.
  • APPENDIX.
  • ALKALOIDS OF THE POISONOUS MUSHROOMS.
    • Muscarin.[A]
    • Phallin.
    • The Poisonous Alkaloid of Gyromitra esculenta Fries (Helvella esculenta Pers.)
      • Helvellic Acid.
    • Helvellic Acid.
    • Poisonous and Deleterious Mushrooms of the Lactar, Russula, and Boletus Groups.
      • Poisonous Boleti.
    • Poisonous Boleti.
    • Recent Instances of Mushroom Poisoning.
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY—FUNGI.
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY.
  • INDEX TO ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • CORRECTION OF PLATES.
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