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new york botanical garden mushroom identification flashcards

new york botanical garden mushroom identification flashcards

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The New York Botanical Garden is an iconic living museum founded in 1891. It is a National Historic Landmark, with 250 acres supporting over one million living plants. Each year more than one million visitors walk the grounds to enjoy the remarkable diversity of tropical, temperate, and desert flora and to attend beloved annual events such as The Holiday Train Show and The Orchid Show.

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A compact, colorful, and informative deck of 103 flashcards for newly minted mushroom lovers, featuring illustrations from the renowned archives of the New York Botanical Garden and text from the Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms

Can you tell a Morel from an Inky Cap, or a Puffball from a Lion's Mane? If you, like millions of others, are mushroom-curious, these flashcards will be your perfect knowledge builder and outdoor companion. On each card you'll find: 


  • a detailed illustration of a common North American mushroom
  • key identifiers, such as the mushroom's gills, spore, bulb, and cap
  • the mushroom's popular and Latin name
  • information on size, color, spore print, season, habitat, and range drawn from The National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms and National Audubon Society Mushrooms of North America.

Whether you're a new explorer or a seasoned mushroom hunter, New York Botanical Garden Mushroom Identification Flashcards will make it easy to identify your fungi findings--and the laminated cards easily wipe clean after a trip through the woods. An additional card also offers authoritative online and print resources for any aspiring forager. This deck is not a resource for identifying mushrooms to eat.

Take these cards on a country walk or camping trip as you spot mushrooms in the wild--or enjoy learning with the colorful images from the New York Botanical Garden archives from the comfort of home.

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