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Mushrooms and their cultivation

By SANDERS, Thomas Williams

subjects: mushrooms, cooking with,

  • 1. Mushrooms | and their cultivation. | A handbook for amateurs dealing with the | culture of mushrooms in the open-air, also | in sheds, cellars, greenhouses, etc., and the | best methods of cooking them; including | a description of other edible fungi. | By | T. W. Sanders, F.L.S. | (Knight of the First Class of the Royal Order of Wasa, Sweden; | editor of "Amateur Gardening," etc.) | Illustrated.
    London: W. H. and L. Collingridge; [1909]
    18.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [3-5] 6-77 [78], 79-80 publ ads   [1s on binding]   Green paper covered boards with mushrooms on front
    GB:   LB missing   *LoEN   OB  
    US:   ICJ  

    BMCat catalogues this title as part of the series, ""Profitable farm and garden" handbooks", [1903-1910]. The foreword is dated 1909. OB dates the book [1909]; LoEN dates it [1910].
    Chapters I-XII, pages 9-51, are on the growing of mushrooms. Chapter XIII, pages 52-60, called "Cooking mushrooms", contains recipes. Chapter XIV, pages 61-74, entitled "Edible fungi", consists of entries for the different types telling how to identify them and giving information on flavour and cooking.