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The Rainbow Beneath My Feet

Bessette, Arleen Rainis; Bessette, Alan E.

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ISBN 10: 081560680X / ISBN 13: 9780815606802
Published by Syracuse University Press
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This text is a comprehensive reference to some of the more common and best colour-producing dye mushrooms of North America. The book includes step-by-step instructions to the process from collecting the mushrooms to dyeing the wool. Num Pages: 304 pages, 200 colour photographs, glossary, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1KBB; WFB; WNP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 257 x 439 x 14. Weight in Grams: 680. . 2001. First Edition. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780815606802

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Title: The Rainbow Beneath My Feet

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:New

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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.

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Arleen R. Bessette is coauthor of Mushrooms of Northeastern North America, Wildflowers of New York in Color, and North American Boletes: A Field Guide to the Flesby Pored Mushrooms all Published by Syracuse University Press. Alan E. Bessette is a mycologist and professor of biology at Utica College of Syracuse University. He is coauthor of Mushrooms of Northeastern North America, Wildflowers of New York in Color, and North American Boletes: A Field Guide to the Flesby Pored Mushrooms all published by Syracuse University Press. William J. Neill has served as president of the Boston Mycological Club and has taught mushroom and tree identification.

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