Guidebooks and Sources
Brill, Steve. Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants. New York: Hearst Books, 1994
Elias, Thomas S, and Dykeman, Peter D. Edible Wild Plants. New York: Sterling, 1982
Gibbons, Euell. Stalking the Wild Asparagus. New York: McKay, 1962
Stalking the Heathful Herbs. Chambersburg, Penn: Alan C. Hood & Co.1966.
Henderson, Robert K. The Neighborhood Forager White River Junction, Vermont: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2000.
Marrone, Teresa. Abundantly Wild. Cambridge, MN: Aventure Publications, 2004
Medsger, Oliver Perry. Edible Wild Plants. New York: Macmillan, 1939
Phillips, Roger. Wild Food. London: Macmillan, 1983
Roose-Collins, Magrit. The Flavors of Home. Berkeley” Heyday Books, 1990.
Thayer, Samuel. The Forager’s Harvest. Ogema,WI: Forager’s Harvest, 2006.
Nature’s Garden. Birchwood, WI: Forager’s Harvest, 2010.
Tilford, Gregory L. Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West.Missoula: Mountain Press Publishing,1997.
Welch, Roger. Wild ‘em and Reap. Guilford, CN:2006.
www.uga.edu/nchfp/ has great information on food preservation: jam, pickles etc.
Mycological Societies exist all over the country and are great sources of knowledgeable people to hunt with.www.mykoweb.com- Is a great mushroom information website and includes a listing of mushrooms clubs throughout North America.
www.namyco.org is the site of the North American Mycological Society and also lists clubs and activities.
East of the Mississippi:
Barron, George. Mushrooms of Northeast North America, Midwest to New England Auburn,WA: Lone Pine, 1999.
Lincoff, Gary. The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1981.
Roody, William C. Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians. University Press of Kentucky. 2003.
West of the Mississippi:
Arora, David. All that the Rain Promises and More. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 1991.
Arora, David. Mushrooms Demystified. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 1986.
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