Literature and resources for general fungi

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Re: Literature and resources for general fungi

Post by adampembs » Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:37 pm

A few new books are out this year

Grassland Fungi: A Field Guide - Wood, E., Dunkelman, J. (Monmouthshire Meadows Group)
Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe Volume 1. 2nd Edition - Geoffrey Kibby - looks to be the defining new field guide, but haven't seen it yet. Volume 1 features the non-agarics. It quickly sold out and a second printing is underway.

Mention also should be made of the British Fungus Flora range with a reprint of vol 5 / Strophariaceae & Coprinaceae p.p. Hypholoma, Melanotus, Psilocybe, Stropharia, Lacrymaria & Panaeolus which, at £7.95 for 121 pages is very good for a specialist work.

Poroid Fungi of Europe 2nd Edition - Synopsis Fungorum volume 31: - published and soon in shops
Fungi: Mushrooms & Toadstools of parks, gardens, heaths and woodlands - Andy Overall (due end of November)

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Re: Literature and resources for general fungi

Post by adampembs » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:22 pm

I see the "The Genus tricholoma in Britain" by Geoffrey Kibby has been re-listed as a 2nd edition (2017) with the original being published in 2012.
Does anyone know how different the two editions are?
"The Genus tricholoma" in the Fungi of Northern Europe (FNE) series is a tempting offering, it was published in 2013 and in based on species found in Northern Europe (from North France up.) As I live in Pembrokeshire, and regularly get battered by south westerly gales, I wonder if we get Portuguese or Galician species. This could include species not appearing in the FNE book. This brings me to the Fungi Europeia books, which are quite dated (1980s and supplement 2003) but include species from Southern Europe. Does the Kibby book include possible Iberian species?
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Re: Literature and resources for general fungi

Post by marksteer » Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:48 am

Fungi Nordica - possible future reprint? see: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1884374 ... &ref=notif
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Re: Literature and resources for general fungi

Post by adampembs » Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:50 pm

I see the Norweigian Mycena site has been taken down. Will remove it from the index.
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Re: Literature and resources for general fungi

Post by marksteer » Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:50 am

Adam, Are you aware of any reason? Norwegian Mycena has been a fantastic site! Mark
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Re: Literature and resources for general fungi

Post by adampembs » Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:11 am

marksteer wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:50 am
Adam, Are you aware of any reason? Norwegian Mycena has been a fantastic site! Mark
No idea, sorry. One for Andreas I would think.
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Re: Literature and resources for general fungi

Post by Flaxton » Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:17 pm

Its probably because it is now in book form so they want people to buy it ;)

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Re: Literature and resources for general fungi

Post by Lancashire Lad » Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:52 pm

Maybe some current problem with the website?

I can access the main site : - https://mycena.no/ as per norm.

Most of the individual species pages are also available from the index list

Just some of those pages are giving the "page cannot be reached" error message.

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