Mushrooms in the Sierra de las Nieves Natural Park

Mushrooms in the Sierra de las Nieves Natural Park

Editorial La Serrania

Mycological guide of the Sierra de las Nieves Natural Park


The Sierra de las Nieves Natural Park is located in the western part of the province of Malaga, in the heart of the Serrania de Ronda. Famous for its beautiful pinsapares, hides among its forests, scrub and grasslands a great diversity of species of fungi have been inventoried more than 400 different taxa, among which we can cite edible species highly coveted by mycophagous as the thistle mushroom or the cagarria, and other toxic or even deadly as the fly swatter, the Amanita pantherina or Galerina marginata. This mushroom book is intended to make known part of this enormous mycological wealth, with special emphasis on edible mushrooms and those toxic mushrooms that every amateur should know to avoid misfortune, which are described in an accessible way for people who are new to the fascinating world of mushrooms.

The text is completed by several chapters on the Natural Park, mycology and the main plant formations present in this protected area. In other sections the existing regulations on the collection of mushrooms in this natural area and the mycological associations present in Andalusia are exposed. The book ends with a glossary containing the technical terms used in the work, the telephone numbers of interest and an approach to the mycological catalog of the Sierra de las Nieves.Title: Las mushrooms of the Sierra de las Nieves Natural ParkAuthors: Manuel Becerra Parra and Estrella Robles DomínguezPublisher: La SerraníaISBN: 978-84-96607-51-4Pages: 128 full color

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