A guide to Kansas mushrooms

A guide to Kansas mushrooms Author Bruce Horn
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924062873827
Release 1993-04
Pages 297
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This book is a guide to the fungi of Kansas. It will familiarize you with some of the most common and some of the most beautiful of the state's fungal flora. But it is designed to do much more. It will introduce you to a variety of ways to enjoy mushrooms. For most people they are things of beauty and wonder, to be discovered unexpectedly on a walk in the woods; some try to preserve and communicate their sense of awe on film; others only want to find delectable morsels for the table; a few strive to find rarities or to identify mysterious strangers. This book will help you take the first steps in all these approaches to the world of mushrooming.

A Guide to Field Guides

A Guide to Field Guides Author Diane Schmidt
ISBN-10 1563087073
Release 1999
Pages 304
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Focusing on the North American continent, this book, the first of its kind, identifies and describes major field guides in all scientific subject areas (from plants, animals, and insects to astronomy and weather, geology and fossils, and man-made objects). Organized by topic, it offers complete bibliographic information and descriptions of more than 1,300 field guides.

Mushrooms of the Southeastern United States

Mushrooms of the Southeastern United States Author Alan Bessette
ISBN-10 081563112X
Release 2007
Pages 373
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Featuring more than 450 species with detailed descriptions, this volume includes precise color photographs, which also reflect the aesthetic appeal of mushrooms. The number of species described and illustrated is substantially more than has previously appeared in any other single work devoted to the mushrooms of the southeastern United States. Although this book contains the necessary components required for advanced students and professional mycologists, it emphasizes identification based primarily on macroscopic field characters for easier use by a general audience.

100 Cool Mushrooms

100 Cool Mushrooms Author Michael Kuo
ISBN-10 9780472034178
Release 2010-08-26
Pages 216
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Wild, wacky, and weird mushrooms from around the world

Chanterelle Dreams Amanita Nightmares

Chanterelle Dreams  Amanita Nightmares Author Greg Marley
ISBN-10 9781603582803
Release 2010-09-09
Pages 288
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2011 Winner, International Association of Culinary Professionals Jane Grigson Award2011 Finalist, International Association of Culinary Professionals in the Culinary History categoryThroughout history, people have had a complex and confusing relationship with mushrooms. Are fungi food or medicine, beneficial decomposers or deadly "toadstools" ready to kill anyone foolhardy enough to eat them? In fact, there is truth in all these statements. In Chanterelle Dreams, Amanita Nightmares, author Greg Marley reveals some of the wonders and mysteries of mushrooms, and our conflicting human reactions to them. With tales from around the world, Marley, a seasoned mushroom expert, explains that some cultures are mycophilic (mushroom-loving), like those of Russia and Eastern Europe, while others are intensely mycophobic (mushroom-fearing), including, the US. He shares stories from China, Japan, and Korea-where mushrooms are interwoven into the fabric of daily life as food, medicine, fable, and folklore-and from Slavic countries where whole families leave villages and cities during rainy periods of the late summer and fall and traipse into the forests for mushroom-collecting excursions. From the famous Amanita phalloides (aka "the Death Cap"), reputed killer of Emperor Claudius in the first century AD, to the beloved chanterelle (cantharellus cibarius) known by at least eighty-nine different common names in almost twenty-five languages, Chanterelle Dreams, Amanita Nightmares explores the ways that mushrooms have shaped societies all over the globe. This fascinating and fresh look at mushrooms-their natural history, their uses and abuses, their pleasures and dangers-is a splendid introduction to both fungi themselves and to our human fascination with them. From useful descriptions of the most foolproof edible species to revealing stories about hallucinogenic or poisonous, yet often beautiful, fungi, Marley's long and passionate experience will inform and inspire readers with the stories of these dark and mysterious denizens of our forest floor.

Wingshooter s Guide to Kansas Upland Birds and Waterfowl

Wingshooter s Guide to Kansas Upland Birds and Waterfowl Author Thomas Arnhold
ISBN-10 1932098445
Release 2008-09-01
Pages 387
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This is a new and expanded edition with updated information provided by Tom Arnhold, who has lived and hunted in Kansas for many years.

Explorer s Guide Kansas

Explorer s Guide Kansas Author Lisa Waterman Gray
ISBN-10 9781581578775
Release 2011-06-06
Pages 416
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With Explorer’s Guides, expert authors and helpful icons make it easy to locate places of extra value, family-friendly activities, and excellent restaurants and lodgings. Regional and city maps help you get around and What’s Where provides a quick reference on everything from tourist attractions to off-the-beaten-track sites. Along with Amish farms, rolling countryside, and interesting history, Kansas offers rodeos, powwows, pancake races, Renaissance fairs, and spinach festivals. Kansas is known for wheat, cattle, and wide-open spaces, but it also has day spas, boutique hotels, museums, concerts, and vital urban scenes. There’s a lot to see and do here; with an insider guiding you, you can expect extras, like a detailed look at the exciting cultural centers of eastern Kansas, with their fine restaurants, nightlife, and art. There really is no place like Kansas!

Ghost Towns of Kansas

Ghost Towns of Kansas Author Daniel Fitzgerald
ISBN-10 0700603689
Release 1988
Pages 348
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As soon as the Kansas Territory was opened for settlement in 1854, towns sprang up like mushrooms—first along the Missouri border, then steadily westward along trail routes, rivers, and railroad lines. Many of them barely got beyond the drawing board and hundreds of them flowered briefly and died, victims of the "boom or bust" economy of the frontier and the vagaries of weather, finance, mining, agriculture, railroad construction, and politics. Ghost Towns of Kansas is a practical guide to these forsaken settlements and a chronicle of their role in the history of Kansas. It focuses on 100 towns that have either disappeared without a trace or are only "a shadowy remnant of what they once were," telling the story of each town's settlement, politics, colorful figures and legends, and eventual abandonment or decline. The culmination of more than ten years of research, this new book is a distillation of the author's immensely popular three-volume work on the state's ghost towns, now out of print. Condensed and redesigned as a traveler's guide, it is organized by region and features ten maps and detailed instructions for finding each site. Twenty of the towns included are discussed for the first time in this volume. The book also contains more than 100 black-and-white photographs of town scenes. With this new guide in hand, travelers and armchair adventurers alike can journey back to the Kansas frontier—to places like Octagon City, where settlers signed a pledge not to consume liquor, tobacco, or "the flesh of animals" in order to purchase land at $1.25 per acre from the Vegetarian Settlement Company. Or to Sheridan, a tough, end-of-the-line railroad town where, according to the Kansas Commonwealth, "the scum of creation have congregated and assumed control of municipal and social affairs." At least thirty men were hanged and a hundred killed either in gunfights or by Indians during Sheridan's tumultuous two-year life span. Today the only remainder of Octagon City is a stream named Vegetarian Creek, and "wild and woolly" Sheridan is again a pasture.

Pilze f r Feinschmecker

Pilze f  r Feinschmecker Author Antonio Carluccio
ISBN-10 345303614X
Release 1996-01
Pages 192
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Pilze f r Feinschmecker has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Pilze f r Feinschmecker also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Pilze f r Feinschmecker book for free.

Kaltbl tig

Kaltbl  tig Author Truman Capote
ISBN-10 9783036992341
Release 2013-06-26
Pages 544
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Im November 1959 wird in Holcomb, Kansas, die vierköpfige Familie Clutter brutal ermordet. Wenige Wochen später werden die Täter Dick Hickock und Perry Smith auf der Flucht geschnappt. Truman Capote erfährt aus der New York Times von dem Verbrechen und beschließt, am Tatort zu recherchieren. Er spricht mit Bekannten und Freunden der Familie, mit der Polizei. Schließlich erhält er Gelegenheit, mit den beiden Mördern zu reden. Mit der Zeit gelingt es ihm, so viel Nähe zu ihnen herzustellen, dass sie ihm präzise Innenansichten ihrer Seele erlauben. Fast sechs Jahre nach ihrer Tat begleitet er sie bis an den Galgen. Capotes herausragende Rekonstruktion eines Mordes wurde eine Sensation und begründete ein neues literarisches Genre: die "non-fiction novel", den Tatsachenroman. In einer atemberaubenden Sprache erzählt er, wie aus Menschen Mörder werden. Mit Kaltblütig landete Capote einen internationalen Bestseller.

Pareys Buch der Pilze

Pareys Buch der Pilze Author Marcel Bon
ISBN-10 344014982X
Release 2016-04-13
Pages 364
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Pareys Buch der Pilze has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Pareys Buch der Pilze also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Pareys Buch der Pilze book for free.


Power Author Robert Greene
ISBN-10 3423362480
Release 2001
Pages 535
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Das Spiel mit der Macht liegt in der Natur des Menschen. Die einen kämpfen um die Macht, andere verteidigen ihre Macht, wieder andere wollen sich vor ihr schützen oder das Spiel um die Herrrschaft einfach nur kenntnisreich beobachten. Robert Greene hat eine ungewöhnliche, provozierende Enzyklopädie verfaßt und alle Spielregeln der Macht zusammengestellt, die immer und überall gelten. Von Clausewitz bis Mao-Tse-tung, von Machiavelli bis Brecht - historische und literarische Beispiele aus allen Zeiten und Ländern zeigen, wie sich die Einhaltung oder Übertretung der 48 definitiven Gesetze auswirkt. Ob in der Politik, im Beruf oder in der Liebe: Power ist die Kunst, souverän mit den Verführungen und Gefahren der Macht zu jonglieren.

Morel Hunting

Morel Hunting Author John Maybrier
ISBN-10 0811744299
Release 2011-03-02
Pages 120
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Identifying the most popular wild mushroom and distinguishing them from false morels.

Catalog of Copyright Entries Third Series

Catalog of Copyright Entries  Third Series Author Library of Congress. Copyright Office
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105006357474
Pages 1394
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Includes Part 1, Number 1: Books and Pamphlets, Including Serials and Contributions to Periodicals (January - June)

The Ultimate Guide to Grilling

The Ultimate Guide to Grilling Author Rick Browne
ISBN-10 9781626369726
Release 2011-06-22
Pages 320
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Rick Browne has traveled across America and tasted everything it has to offer. In The Ultimate Guide to Grilling, you will find recipes for plenty of bold barbecue concoctions, including Coca Cola Chicken, Aw Shucks Grilled Corn, BBQ’d Apple Pie, Rodney’s Tequila Porterhouse, and so much more. Browne also goes beyond the call of duty with chapters on side dishes, sauces, marinades, and rubs—he even includes an excellent chapter of delicious vegetarian recipes. The Ultimate Guide to Grilling is indispensable for all barbecue fanatics.

Pflanzen der G tter

Pflanzen der G  tter Author Richard Evans Schultes
ISBN-10 3886312097
Release 1992
Pages 191
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Pflanzen der G tter has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Pflanzen der G tter also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Pflanzen der G tter book for free.

Lasse im Blaubeerland

Lasse im Blaubeerland Author Elsa Beskow
ISBN-10 3825176762
Release 2008
Pages 16
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Im Zwergenreich: Der Knabe Lasse möchte für seine Mutter zum Geburtstag ein Körbchen mit Waldbeeren sammeln. Er findet jedoch keine und ist traurig darüber. Da nimmt ihn der Blaubeerenkönig mit in sein Reich. Dort hat Lasse mit den Zwergenkindern sehr viel Spass, denn sie reiten auf Mäusen und wippen auf einer Spinnwebenschaukel. Zum Schluss erhält er ein Körbchen Blau-und Preiselbeeren, welche der Blaubeerenfürst und die Preiselbeermutter mit ihren Söhnen und Töchtern emsig für ihn gesammelt haben. 1901 ist diese bekannte Geschichte von Elsa Beskow erschienen. In ihrer Zwergenwelt ist zumeist alles sehr reinlich und adrett und die Menschen und Tiere leben in liebe- und respektvollem Einklang mit sich und der Natur. Die Zwergenkinder sind gehorsam und fleissig und haben daneben auch eine Menge Spass miteinander - eine heile Welt eben, die auch heute oder ganz besonders heute noch die Herzen von Klein und Gross berühren. Die herzerwärmenden Bilder strahlen eine wunderbare Harmonie aus und laden zum Träumen ein. Für kleine Kinder und Erwachsene hat dieses Buch Nostalgiewert. Ab 3 Jahren, *****, Beatrice Balint.