Atlas of the Chinese Species of Amanitaceae


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Author: Yang Zhu-Liang
Language: Chinese, Latin name
ISBN/ISSN: 9787030436276
Published on: 2015-05
Soft Cover

China is very rich in resources of amanitas, and many disaters happens during the mushroom season every year due to eating poisonous amanitas. In order to help the readers to distinguish poisonous amanitas from edible mushroom,the atlas was prepared. 130 taxa(including species,varieties,and forms) of the genera Amanita and Limacella from China were documented with color photos and descriptions of macro-and micro morphological characters. Information on edibility,toxicity,habitats and distribution of the taxa, and keys to the taxa are provided. In addition, a list of voucher specimens for each taxon is given.  References, indices of Chinese names and Scientific Latin names to all taxa are appended.
The book is intended to be a references for 1) biologists who conduct investigations of biological resources and biodiversity. 2)workers in mushroom-poison control. 3) workers in development of non-timber forest products, 4) people who are interested in mushroom gathering for food, and, 5) university and college teachers and students carring out studies in related fields.


Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Amanita Pera.
Chapter 3 Limacella Earle

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