In Chanterelle Dreams, Amanita Nightmares, author Greg Marley reveals some of the wonders and mysteries of mushrooms, and our conflicting human. Chanterelle Dreams, Amanita Nightmares – The Love, Lore and Mystique of Mushrooms. Get the Chanterelle Dreams, Amanita Nightmares at Microsoft Store and compare products with the latest customer reviews and ratings. Download or ship for.

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The good descriptions of the edible and poisonous mushrooms niyhtmares very valuable to the learning mushroom hunter. English View all editions and formats Summary:. Skip to main content. Additional terms Terms of transaction. Ratings and reviews No one’s rated or reviewed this product yet. Written in a concise and easy to read manner.

I haven’t read the book from back to front as it’s pretty hard to keep fully focused on, but what I have read has been very interesting and informative. 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.

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He does, however, explain how bioluminescent fungi were used in the first military submarines in the revolutionary war! In fact, there is truth in all these statements. Please try again later. Write a review Rate this item: In Chanterelle Dreams, Amanita Nightmares, author Greg Marley reveals some of the wonders amankta mysteries of mushrooms, and our conflicting human reactions to them. Copyright Publishers Weekly Used with permission.


He cites personal experience along with a decent amount of scientific literature, and he provides a helpful reading list for delving deeper into specific topics. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Goes through a brief history of people using fungi for medicine, food, recreational and spiritual purposes. And it might just inspire some of us to try something new. Chanherelle 27, hellaD rated it it was amazing.

For those who wish to forage for wild mushrooms he gives you guidelines-mainly to take care to identify the mushrooms correctly, not to take chances If in doubt, throw it out! More Reviews and Praise Publishers Weekly – By following a few basic guidelines, readers interested in foraging for their food will find themselves with a wealth of culinary opportunities courtesy of longtime amateur mycologist Marley Mushrooms for Health.

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Selected pages Title Page. Instead it seems part memoir on Marley’s part, and part attempt to break down ananita negative misconceptions and encourage people to look beyond the usual and usually bland varieties available in the grocery store.

Creams tales from around the world, Marley, a seasoned mushroom expert, explains that some cultures are mycophilic mushroom-lovinglike those of Russia and Eastern Europe, while others are intensely mycophobic mushroom-fearingincluding, the US. Not bad, a bit dry for a book that’s not really aimed at hardcore mushroomers. Greg Marley has a passion for mushrooms that dates back tochanterrlle year he left his native New Mexico and spent the summer in the verdant woods of central New York.

Unlike many Asian and European cultures, however, most Americans are hesitant to just pluck one off drems forest floor and eat it on the spot. The name field is required. He does, however, explain how bioluminescent fungi were u A well written survey of the kingdom of mushrooms.


Really enjoyable and fun for any mycophile. Trivia About Chanterelle Dream Greg Marley knows how we feel, and has taken it upon himself to educate others and share his passion for fungi.

Chanterelle Dreams, Amanita Nightmares: The Love, Lore and Mystique of Mushrooms

In fact, there is truth in all these statements. These pages are filled with foraging and cultivation tips, scientific explanations, ancient lore, literary references, and entertaining stories, with the mission of transforming mycophobia into mycophilia.

He lives and mushrooms in Rockland, Maine. The Love, Lore, and Mystique of Mushrooms.

Chanterelle Dreams, Amanita Nightmares

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. Oct 22, Lauren rated it really liked it. About the Book Contents Reviews Author Biography Throughout history, people have had a complex and confusing relationship with amannita.

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