Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore

Lawerence Millman


Princeton University Press, 2019. Hardcover, 200pp., 4.7 x 6.8 inches


Fungipedia presents a delightful A–Z treasury of mushroom lore. With more than 180 entries―on topics as varied as Alice in Wonderland, chestnut blight, medicinal mushrooms, poisonings, Santa Claus, and waxy caps―this collection will transport both general readers and specialists into the remarkable universe of fungi. With charming drawings by artist and illustrator Amy Jean Porter, Fungipedia offers a treasure trove of scientific and cultural information.