Contact mike@herefordfungi.org or phone 07507 266711 © HFSG 2018
Some useful books This is by no means a comprehensive list but a selection of those available. Prices are fairly recent ones given on Amazon. For more advanced books, which are often more expensive, it would be best to come to one of our forays and discuss these with one of the experienced members of the group. Books for real beginners. These books do not contain too many species so should not confuse the beginner. Mushrooms (Collins Gem), by Patrick Harding and Alan Outen.  Published by Collins, £3.75 (paperback) Mushroom and Toadstools of Britain and Europe, by David Pegler, Kingfisher Books, £10.99. (May now be out of print but occasionally seen in bookshops.) Fungi, (with RSPB) by Shelley Evans and Geoffrey Kibby, DK Pocket Nature Series, £9.99 Books for those who are rather more experienced Mushrooms, by Roger Phillips, Published by Macmillan, £18.99. Some people prefer the larger illustrations of the earlier edition but the latest edition covers more species, errors of the previous edition have been eradicated and English names added. Collins Complete Guide to British Mushrooms and Toadstools, by Paul Sterry and Barry Hughes. Published by Collins, £ 16.99  A very comprehensive book of photographs of species. Collins Fungi Guide, by Stephan Buczacki, Chrys Shields and Denys Overden. Published by Collins. A very detailed book, specimens are illustrated by paintings. Hardback £22, paperback £16 Mushrooms & Toadstools of Britain & Europe, by R. Courtecuisse & B. Duhem. Published by Collins. Hardback £26.99. General reading about Fungi From Another Kingdom. The amazing world of fungi. Ed. by Lynne Boddy and Max Coleman. Published by Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Approximately, £22 A very readable wide ranging survey of the fungus world written by experts in their field. Fungi, by Brian Spooner and Peter Roberts. Published by Collins,  £25. A detailed overview of the fungi containing many fascinating details.
Herefordshire Fungus Survey Group
Contact mike@herefordfungi.org or phone 07507 266711 © HFSG 2018
    Some useful books This is by no means a comprehensive list but a selection of those available. Prices are fairly recent ones given on Amazon. For more advanced books, which are often more expensive, it would be best to come to one of our forays and discuss these with one of the experienced members of the group. Books for real beginners. These books do not contain too many species so should not confuse the beginner. Mushrooms (Collins Gem), by Patrick Harding and Alan Outen.  Published by Collins, £3.75 (paperback) Mushroom and Toadstools of Britain and Europe, by David Pegler, Kingfisher Books, £10.99. (May now be out of print but occasionally seen in bookshops.) Fungi, (with RSPB) by Shelley Evans and Geoffrey Kibby, DK Pocket Nature Series, £9.99 Books for those who are rather more experienced Mushrooms, by Roger Phillips, Published by Macmillan, £18.99. Some people prefer the larger illustrations of the earlier edition but the latest edition covers more species, errors of the previous edition have been eradicated and English names added. Collins Complete Guide to British Mushrooms and Toadstools, by Paul Sterry and Barry Hughes. Published by Collins, £ 16.99  A very comprehensive book of photographs of species. Collins Fungi Guide, by Stephan Buczacki, Chrys Shields and Denys Overden. Published by Collins. A very detailed book, specimens are illustrated by paintings. Hardback £22, paperback £16 Mushrooms & Toadstools of Britain & Europe, by R. Courtecuisse & B. Duhem.  Published by Collins. Hardback £26.99. General reading about Fungi From Another Kingdom. The amazing world of fungi. Ed. by Lynne Boddy and Max Coleman. Published by Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Approximately £22 A very readable wide ranging survey of the fungus world written by experts in their field. Fungi, by Brian Spooner and Peter Roberts. Published by Collins,  £25. A detailed overview of the fungi containing many fascinating details.
Herefordshire Fungus Survey Group