The Rainbow Beneath My Feet

A Mushroom Dyer's Field Guide

Author: Arleen Rainis Bessette,Alan Bessette

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

ISBN: 9780815606802

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

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A unique and useful reference guide to some of the more common and best color-producing dye mushrooms of North America. The book includes step-by-step instructions to the process from collecting the mushrooms to dyeing the wool. There is an accurate and up-to-date description for each species along with over 200 color photographs. The scope of this work goes beyond the identification of species. The authors provide information about dyeing equipment, mordants, preparing and dyeing the wool, and the dazzling array of colors that can be obtained from mushroom.

Mushrooms of the Southeastern United States

Author: Alan E. Bessette

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

ISBN: 0815631928

Category: Nature

Page: 328

View: 5183

This book is a comprehensive field guide to the mushrooms of the southeastern United States. Although it will stand on its own, it is intended to compliment and serve as a companion to Mushrooms of Northeastern North America , also published by Syracuse University Press. Together these volumes form a foundation and reference for identifying mushrooms found in eastern North America from Canada to the subtropics of Florida and Texas. This book features more than 450 species that are fully described and illustrated with photographs, many for the first time in color. The photographs were selected for high-quality color fidelity and documentary merit, and reflect some of the aesthetic appeal of our subject. The number of species described and illustrated in color is substantially more than has previously appeared in any other single work devoted to the mushrooms of the southeastern United States. Cross referencing to additional species occuring in the region that are illustrated in Mushrooms of Northeastern North America is provided. Although this book contains the necessary detail required by advanced students and professional mycologists, it emphasizes identification based primarily on macroscopic field characters for easier use by a general audience. Each illustrated species is accompanied by a detailed description of macroscopic and microscopic features based on the concepts of their original authors.

Field Guide to Mushrooms of Western North America

Author: R. Michael Davis,Robert Sommer,John A. Menge

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520271084

Category: Nature

Page: 459

View: 1026

"This is a wonderful addition to the mycological literature for both professionals and amateur mycophiles! A field guide with an emphasis on California mushrooms is long overdue."--Greg W. Douhan, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, University of California, Riverside. "The perfect update to a classic mushroom field guide. This book combines excellent images and useful keys with up-to-date scientific findings on mushrooms." David Rizzo, Professor of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis

Common Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of New York

Author: Alan Bessette,Arleen Rainis Bessette

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

ISBN: 9780815608486

Category: Nature

Page: 107

View: 8553

Mycologists Alan and Arleen Bessette offer a complete guide to mushroom identification in New York State. Written for readers interested in the safe collection and consumption of a variety of mushrooms, the book includes identification keys for each species and detailed descriptions of poisonous species. In addition, the book is filled with vivid color photographs. Celebrating the culinary adventure of mushroom gathering, the authors include attractive recipes accompanied by photographs of the recipes' preparation. While the concise, accurate, and easy-to-follow descriptions provide the novice with a safe and reliable introduction to mushroom gathering, the book also serves as an essential reference guide for experienced mushroom enthusiasts. The compact paperback format with durable covers makes this guide an ideal book for use in the field.

Mushrooms of the Southeastern United States

Author: Alan Bessette

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

ISBN: 9780815631125

Category: Nature

Page: 373

View: 9466

Featuring more than 450 species with detailed descriptions, this volume includes precise color photographs, which also reflect the aesthetic appeal of mushrooms. The number of species described and illustrated is substantially more than has previously appeared in any other single work devoted to the mushrooms of the southeastern United States. Although this book contains the necessary components required for advanced students and professional mycologists, it emphasizes identification based primarily on macroscopic field characters for easier use by a general audience.

Holidays Abroad

Or, Europe from the West

Author: Caroline Matilda Kirkland

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Europe

Page: N.A

View: 8726

Utterings of a Light Worker

Author: Geoff Bell

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1452523967

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 196

View: 1083

Have you ever realised that everything you do is instigated by nothing more than a thought, a zap of energy? Everything you experience is a result of choices you make, and you are in complete control of those choices and their results. Have you ever realised that there is more to life than just physical existence? That there is such a thing as paradise, heaven, or the summerland, and you can create them as you wish? Have you ever realised that the physical life of everything continues indefinitely and you never lose your loved ones and friends when physical death occurs? Right now you hold within your hands the key to ultimate power and freedom--the power of you that is just waiting to be explored. You are holding the key to reassurance and comfort that are rightfully yours for the taking. The choice, of course, is whether or not you decide to make your dreams a reality--of whether or not you choose to gain comfort for yourself or others from the knowledge within this book. Will you choose to take the challenge and, after reading this book, be of unimaginable help to yourself and others you meet? The possibilities are endless and are awaiting your attention.

Venetian discourses

drawn from the history, art & customs of Venice

Author: Alexander Robertson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sermons, English

Page: 308

View: 9939

Forthcoming Books

Author: Rose Arny

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

View: 987

How Consciousness Commands Matter

The New Scientific Revolution

Author: Larry Farwell

Publisher: 1st World Publishing

ISBN: 9781887472241

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 8024

This book will inspire you to question what you've heard from the scientific experts about how the universe works and what role we play in it. For centuries, science has believed that matter is king, and the job of scientist is to measure interactions of matter, not consciousness. Based on revolutionary new developments in physics and neuroscience, including his own groundbreaking research, Dr. Farwell challenges this view. Using impeccable scientific techniques, he has proven in the laboratory that consciousness plays a commanding role in the universe. Dr. Larry Farwell (Bio) Dr. Larry Farwell is a Harvard educated former Harvard faculty member who is currently chief scientist of the Human Brain Research Laboratory. As a neuroscientist, he has conducted and published pioneering research on the interaction of consciousness and matter at the quantum-mechanical level. The well-known physicist Dr. George Farwell (his father) collaborated in this research. Dr. Larry Farwell invented a direct brain-to-computer communication system using electrical brain activity. He discovered the technique of Brain Fingerprinting to identify criminals and clear innocent suspects by measuring brain-wave responses to relevant words or pictures presented on a computer screen. CBS Evening News, ABC World News, CNN Headline News, the Discovery Channel, the New York Times, the Washington Post, US News and World Report, and television, radio, newspapers, and magazines throughout the world have featured Dr. Farwell and his discoveries. Dr. Farwell's personal philosophy is that anything is possible. He sees his scientific research as a process of discovering the unlimited possibilities available for human life. He believes that the goal of life is the full development and complete integration of mind, heart, body, and spirit. In addition to his BA, MA, and PhD in neuroscience, he is a qualified Transcendental Meditation teacher and has a black belt in kung fu.

The Foot of the Rainbow

Author: Myrtle Glenn Roberts

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American drama

Page: 45

View: 3145

Swords of the Rainbow

Author: Eric Garber,Jewelle Gomez

Publisher: Alyson Books

ISBN: 9781555832667

Category: Fiction

Page: 231

View: 1831

Here editors Garber and Gomez have tapped the richest vein of young writers writing today in this remarkable collection of fantasy, sword and sorcery, and science fiction tales on gay and lesbian themes. A bold and exciting original collection of gay and lesbian fantasy and science fiction adventures.

Rainbows from Tears

Author: Virginia Louise Lee

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0557075211

Category: Poetry

Page: 118

View: 5014

A collection of poems from the life of Louise "Just Watching His Face" to "Just Gone" 179 poems

The Rainbow Glass

Author: Alice Dwyer-Joyce

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 9407

This Time I Dance!

Creating the Work You Love

Author: Tama Kieves

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440649905

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 5632

These are all things that we have to deal with when going through a career change. What is most difficult is deciding to make the change, especially when you are good at what you do, and wonder whether you should just stick it out in an unhappy-albeit well-paid-environment instead of taking a risk and starting over doing something you love. In This Time I Dance!, Tama Kieves shares the inspiring wisdom that led her from being a successful Harvard lawyer to an even more successful writer and life coach. The best part? She's happy with her career! We all look for what will make us happy in life, but we don't always make the choices that we should when it comes to sustaining that happiness. Tama Kieves shows how to do just that: how to stay happy and employed doing something you love, and what it takes to stop being a stressed-out worker and make peace with your career-and, most important, with yourself. Filled with solutions to the anxieties and roadblocks you may confront on your path, This Time I Dance! is for all those who are unfulfilled at work and uncertain of the practical steps that they should follow to achieve their dreams.

Learning from the Water

Fishing Tactics & Fly Designs for the Toughest Trout

Author: Rene Harrop

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811743284

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 8760

90 fly patterns that will work east and west plus details on insects and the patterns developed to imitate them.

Meeting the Dead

A Novel

Author: Andrew Geyer

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 0826339832

Category: Fiction

Page: 215

View: 3526

Set on a plantation in northern Peru, against the backdrop of El Niño and the resulting storms and floods, Meeting the Dead tells the story of two young Americans who get caught up in a blood feud between two powerful Peruvian families. The plot revolves around John Hauser, a Texan who accompanies his friend David Leroy on a journey of discovery to South America. John must decide whether to sell the ranch his father has left him or to keep a deathbed promise to his father and return home to work the land. While in Peru, John forges a relationship with local landowner Heim Ulmson and gets involved in Heim's struggle to keep his plantation from being stolen by a prominent banker, Don Enrique de la Cruz. As John finds himself drawn into the fight between the Ulmson and de la Cruz families, he becomes romantically involved with Heim's beautiful neighbor, Linda de la Piedra. David also pursues Linda, causing a rift between the two best friends. As the storms worsen and the floodwaters rise, John discovers supernatural elements to the blood feud between Heim and Don Enrique, and finds himself being forced to commit murder by a means he never imagined possible.

Casino Infernale

A Secret Histories Novel

Author: Simon R. Green

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 110160705X

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 8297

My name is Drood, Eddie Drood, aka Shaman Bond. For generations my family has protected you ordinary mortals against things that lurk in the darkness, just out of sight, but not at all out of mind. Unfortunately, I’ve had a falling-out with my near and dear (some of whom were trying to kill me), so my true love and powerful witch, Molly Metcalf, and I are now in the employ of the Department of the Uncanny. We’ve been given an Extremely Important Assignment: Attend Casino Infernale, an annual event held by the Shadow Bank, financiers of all global supernatural crime. Our mission: Rig the game and bring down the Shadow Bank. But at Casino Infernale, the stakes are high indeed—winner takes all, and losers give up their souls....