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Kew - The Magic of Mushrooms : Fungi in folklore, superstition and traditional medicine

Kew - The Magic of Mushrooms : Fungi in folklore, superstition and traditional medicine

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by Sandra Lawrence (Author) , Royal Botanic Gardens Kew (Author)

Explore the wonderful world of some of the most incredible natural forms on our planet - fungi. At the centre of countless superstitions, folkloric tales and magical beliefs, as well as appearing in recipes and medicines both traditional and modern, mushrooms have incredible powers. Featuring images of over 100 fascinating species, sourced from the archives at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, The Magic of Mushrooms shows that from saving lives to expanding the mind, the potential of these fascinating organisms should not be underestimated.

Format: Hardback 208 pages, 200 illustrations
Publisher: Welbeck Publishing Group
ISBN:9781787399068
Published: 4 Aug 2022
Classifications: Social & cultural history, Folklore, myths & legends, Mycology, fungi (non-medical), Botany & plant sciences, Trees, wildflowers & plants
Weight: 560g
Dimensions: 157 x 219 x 23 (mm)
Pub. Country: United Kingdom
Country of Origin: GB

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