Silent auction

Sunday, December 4th, 2022 at 2PM,
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Binion, Denise, Macrofungi Associated With Oaks of Eastern North America. West Virginia University Press, 2008. softcover
Macrofungi Associated with Oaks of Eastern North America, which was written as a companion to Field Guide to Oak Species of Eastern North America, represents the first major publication devoted exclusively to the macrofungi that occur in association with oak trees in the forests of eastern North America.
Opening bid: $10


Geoffrey C. Ainsworth (Editor), A. S. Sussman (Editor), (2 vols.) Fungi: Volume IVA: A Taxonomic review with Keys: Ascomycetes and Fungi Imperfecti and Volume IVB: A Taxonomic Review with Keys: Basidiomycetes and Lower Fungi. Elsevier Science & Technology Books, 1973. Hardcover
The two most useful volumes in the series, with keys to different groups of basidiomycetes and ascomycetes.
Opening bid: $10


Thompson, Peter I. , Ascomycetes in Colour. Xlibris Corporation LLC, 2013. softcover
A great resource for those interested in ascomycetes. There are 700 Ascomycete species described with photos and spore drawings. What it lacks in design, it makes up for in sheer volume.
Opening bid: $10


Dennis E. Desjardin, Michael G. Wood, Frederick A. Stevens, California Mushrooms. Timber Press, 2015. Hardcover
Over 1100 species profiles, including comprehensive descriptions and spectacular photographs of 650 species. Each profile includes information on macro- and micromorphology, habitat, edibility, and comparisons with closely related species and potential look-alikes.
Opening bid: $20


Tylutki, Edmund E , (2 vols.) Mushrooms of Idaho and the Pacific Northwest: Vol. 1 Discomycetes and Mushrooms of Idaho and the Pacific Northwest: Vol. 2 Non-Gilled Hymenomycetes. Caxton Press, 1987. softcover
If you’re traveling to the northwestern US, you’ll hand to have these excellent, field-friendly volumes with you.
Opening bid: $15


Kauffman, Calvin Henry , (2 vols.)Gilled mushrooms (Agaricaceae) of Michigan and the Great Lakes region. Dover, 1971. softcover
Kauffaman’s towering achievement, two volumes in a Dover reprint. Gary Lincoff’s well-used and heavily annotated copy. In the 1970s, these volumes were used as the textbooks for classes taught at the New York Botanical Garden by the likes of Sam Ristich, and Gary. This classic should be in every mushroom lover’s library.
Opening bid: $20


Kühner, Robert, Henri Romagnesi , Flore analytique des champignons superieurs (agarics, bolets, chanterelles). Masson, 1974.
Upon its publication, Alexander H. Smith heralded this book as “a major contribution to our knowledge of the higher fungi.” By two of the giants of 20th century French mycology.
Opening bid: $15


Petersen, Ronald H , Genus Clavulinopsis in North America. published for the New York Botanical Garden in collaboration with the Mycological Society of America [by] Hafner, 1968.
Interested in coral fungi? This is a book for you…
Opening bid: $10


Atkinson, George Francis , Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.. Hafner Pub. Co., 1961. Hardcover
In 1959 John Cage clinched a 5 million Lire jackpot on an Italian television quiz show by correctly naming the 24 species of white-spored agarics treated in Atkinson’s classic volume.
Opening bid: $10


Stamets, Paul , Mushroom Cultivator: A Practical Guide to Growing Mushrooms at Home. Agarikon Press, 1984. softcover
“The Mushroom Grower’s Bible,” this user-friendly book details the cultivation of edible and psychoactive species. Warmly inscribed to Gary by Stamets and co-author Jeff Chilton.
Opening bid: $20


Weber, Nancy Smith, A morel hunter’s companion. Two Peninsula Press, 1988. softcover
Everything you need to know about morels and how to find them! A terrific, informative guide. Signed and warmly inscribed to Gary by the author, signed by the photographer
Opening bid: $10


Brian Spooner, Peter Roberts, Fungi. HarperCollins, 2005. softcover
A comprehensive account of the natural history of fungi, from their lifestyle, habitats and ecology to their uses for humans. How do we use fungi in medicine? How can we identify edible mushrooms? Brian Spooner and Peter Roberts are both widely respected experts in fungi from the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew.
Opening bid: $10


Burt, E. A. , Thelephoraceae of North America. Hafner Pub. Co., 1966. Hardcover
The first – and thus far, only! – comprehensive treatment of north American “crust fungi”, published serially by the St. Louis Botanical Garden between 1914 – 1926, here collected in a massive single volume!
Opening bid: $15


Linnea Gillman, et al, Wild Mushrooms of Telluride. Fungophile, 1996. Hardcover
Essays, recipes, lore, and memories assembled by the founders (Gary Lincoff included!) of the storied Telluride Mushroom Festival.
Opening bid: $10


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Arora, David , Mushrooms Demystified. Ten Speed Press, 1979. softcover
David Aurora’s classic, quirky west-coast centric field guide! A must-have…
Opening bid: $10


Rolf Singer, Lilloa Revista De Botanica. Tucuman Republic Argentina, 1949. softcover
The first edition of Rolf Singer’s monumental volume “The Agaricales in Modern Taxonomy” – a classic of 20th Century mycology. (condition issues, see photo)
Opening bid: $25


Halling, Roy, Gregory M. Mueller , Common Mushrooms of the Talamanca Mountains, Costa Rica. New York Botanical Garden, 2005. softcover
Inscribed by Roy Halling to Gary
Opening bid: $10


Bresadola, Giacomo , Fungi Tridentini. Edagricole. Hardcover
Beautiful illustrations. A classic work by the towering figure in Italian mycology.
Opening bid: $10


Gilliam, Martina S. , Genus Marasmius in the Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada. Mycotaxon, 1976. softcover
The most comprehensive treatment of Marasmius in north America.
Opening bid: $10


Smith, Alexander , Mushrooms in their Natural Habitats, Vol. 1. Hafner Publishing Co Ltd, 1973. Hardcover
A reprint of Alexander H. Smith’s 1949 classic. Volume 1 only. The plates were included in a second volume, consisting of set of 33 ViewMaster slides and player. The original set is one of the most highly coveted books of modern mycology.
Opening bid: $20


Rice, Miriam C. , Mushrooms for Color. Mad River Press, 1980.
Mushroom dye results are so incredible and rewarding, numerous further test of every species have followed over years. This is an enlarged edition with it’s much expanded index, additional alphabetized list, charts, and the accurate drawings of fungi.
Opening bid: $25


Hinds, James & Patricia , Macrolichens of New England. New York Botanical Garden Press, 2007 . Hardcover
Descriptions of 98 genera and 461 species. Color photographs of 308 species.
Opening bid: $30


D. W. Grund, K. A. Harrison, Nova Scotian Boletes. Lubrecht & Cramer, Limited, 1976. Hardcover
In his review, Harry Thiers said: “This book is excellent, easy to use, and should prove to be of great value to those interested in in the fungi not only in Nova Scotia but in much of Northeastern North America.” This copy inscribed – probably by Charlie Lubrecht (publisher and seller of mycological books) – to Gary.
Opening bid: $20


D. W. Grund, K. A. Harrison, Nova Scotian Boletes. Lubrecht & Cramer, Limited, 1976. Hardcover
Another copy of the above, not inscribed.
Opening bid: $20


Martin, G. W., Revision of the North Central Tremellales. Lubrecht & Cramer Ltd, 1969. softcover
The 1969 reprint of Martin’s 1952 classic work on Jelly Fungi in North America. While much has changed with the advent of DNA analysis, the work remains quite useful.
Opening bid: $15


Various (P. D. Orton, Roy Watling, Norma M. Gregory, D. M. Henderson), (5 vols.)British Fungus Flora
Volume 2 Coprinaceae: Coprinus; Volume 3 Bolbitiaceae: Agrocybe, Bolbitius & Conocybe; Volume 4: Pluteaceae: Pluteus and Volvariella Volume 5 Hypholoma, Melanotus, Psilocybe, Stropharia, Lacrymaria & Panaeolus; Volume 6 Crepidotaceae Pleurotaceae and other pleurotoid agarics
. Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh/Lubrecht & Cramer, 1979-90. softcover
Lot of 5 volumes from this 9 volume series.
Opening bid: $15


Wayne A. Sinclair, Howard H. Lyon, Diseases of Trees and Shrubs. Cornell University Press, 2005. Hardcover
A coffee table book of fungal diseases and shrubs! Your dreams have been answered!
Opening bid: $15


Alan E. Bessette, Arleen R. Bessette, William C. Roody, Steven A. Trudell, Tricholomas of North America. University of Texas Press, 2013. softcover
This book is the first comprehensive guide to North American Tricholomas. It contains more than 170 of the best documentary photographs available, often with more than one image of a species to illustrate the dramatic variation exhibited by many Tricholomas.
Opening bid: $15


CJ Bird, DW Grund, Nova Scotia Species of Hygrophorus. The Nova Scotia Science Museum, 1979. softcover
A very helpful treatment of Waxcaps, particularly for the Maritime Provinces and New England.
Opening bid: $20


Gibson, W. Hamilton, Our Edible Toadstools and Mushrooms and How to Distingiush Them. Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1895. Hardcover (Loose binding)
An early field guide (first published in 1895) with thirty magnificent colored plates and fifty-seven other illustrations by the author.
Opening bid: $20


Ronald L. Exeter (Editor-In-Chief), Lorelei L. Norvell (Editor-In-Chief), Ramaria of the Pacific Northwestern United States. Bureau of Land Management, 2006. softcover
While there is a greater diversity of Ramaria species in the Pacific Northwest than there is in the Northeast, this detailed, copiously illustrated treatment is useful in the Northeast and invaluable for anyone interested in coral fungi.
Opening bid: $20


Pegler, David N. , Agaric Flora of the Lesser Antilles. Kew Publishing, 1983. softcover
You will definitely want to have this volume on hand for your next Caribbean vacation!
Opening bid: $15


Thiers, Harry D. , California Mushrooms. Hafner Press, 1975. Hardcover
Harry Theirs’ field guide to the Boletes of California. The color plates are included on a microfiche card! Gary’s notes on a card laid in.
Opening bid: $15


Findlay, W.P.K., Wayside & Woodland Fungi. Frederick Warne & Co., LTD, 1967. Hardcover
The illustrations are by beloved Peter Rabbit illustrator, Beatrix Potter
Opening bid: $5


Gary A. Laursen, Joseph F. Ammirati, (2 vols.) Arctic and Alpine Mycology vols. I & II. University of Washington Press, 1981. Hardcover
The first two volumes of papers from the semi-annual international symposium on Arctic and Alpine Mycology, with papers by international mycologists on biogeography, ecology, taxonomy. Both of these excellent volumes are uncommon.
Opening bid: $15


L. R. Hesler, Alexander H. Smith, North American Species of Lactarius. University of Michigan Press, 1979. Hardcover
If you are interested in the Milk Caps, this volume, by Lex Hesler & Alexander H. Smith is a must-have!
Opening bid: $15


Alexander H Smith, Vera Stucky Evenson, Duane H. Mitchel, Veiled Species of Hebeloma in the Western United States. University of Michigan Press, 1983. Hardcover
One of the few treatments of North America’s “dull drab” Hebelomas! Co-author Duane H. Mitchel has warmly inscribed this copy to Gary.
Opening bid: $10


Hesler, L. R. , North American species of Crepidotus. Hafner Pub. Co., 1965. Hardcover
Hesler and Smith team up for a monograph of the genus Crepidotus. If you’re under the impression that members of the genus are drab and dreary, think again!
Opening bid: $15


Jenkins, David T., Amanita of the North America. Mad River Press, 1986. softcover
The first comprehensive treatment of Amanita in North America. Uncommon.
Opening bid: $15


Steven L. Stephenson, Henry Stempen, Myxomycetes. Timber Press, 1994. Hardcover
The myxomycetes, or slime molds, are among the most fascinating organisms in the world. This book identifies all the species one is likely to encounter, with information on their structural features, distribution, and ecological associations. It is an introduction to their biology as well as a field guide.
Opening bid: $15


Thomas J. Riedlinger (Editor),Richard E. Schultes (Introduction by), Sacred Mushroom Seeker. Timber Press, 1990. Hardcover
A collection of essays in celebration of the life and pioneering work of the eminent mycologist, ethnobotanist and scholar R. Gordon Wasson.
Opening bid: $15


Seaver, F. J., (2 vols.) North American Cup Fungi (Operculates) and North American Cup Fungi (Inoperculates). Lubrecht & Cramer, 1978. Hardcover
1978 reprint of Fred J. Seaver’s classic two volume work on North American discomycetes (originally published in 1928 and 1942). An invaluable work to anyone interested in cup fungi.
Opening bid: $25


Cetto, Bruno , (4 vols.) I funghi Dal Vero (volume 1-4). arti grafiche saturnia, 1982. Hardcover
The first 4 of 7 volumes of this excellent set of copiously illustrated volumes by Bruno Cetto. In Italian.
Opening bid: $15


Kuo, Michael , Morels. University of Michigan Press, 2005. softcover
Filled to the brim with information about the science and sport of finding, identifying, and savoring these world-renowned fungi, Morels is a far-ranging, reader-friendly book about one of America’s most popular and passionately pursued outdoor activities.
Opening bid: $10


Pilat, Albert, Otto Usak., Mushrooms. Spring Books. Hardcover
English language edition of this oversize volume by the great Czech mycologist Albert Pilat, with 120 magnificent color plates by Otto Usak.
Opening bid: $10


Smith, Alexander H., L.R. Hesler , North American species of Pholiota. Hafner Pub. Co., 1968. Hardcover
Hesler and Smith strike again, with this monograph on the genus Pholiota!
Opening bid: $15


Dring, D M, Clathraceae. Kew Bulletin, 1980. softcover
Donald Dring’s “rational arrangement” of these most irrational (and stinky) fungi – the Clathraceae!
Opening bid: $15


Arleen R. Bessette, Alan E. Bessette, Taming the Wild Mushroom: A Culinary Guide to Market Foraging. Univ of Texas, 1993. softcover
The Bessette’s take on the culinary aspects of fungi, with this volume – one of the first guides devoted exclusively to choosing and preparing the mushroom available in grocery stores, supermarkets, and natural markets.
Opening bid: $5


Selengut, Becky , Shroom: Mind-bendingly Good Recipes for Cultivated and Wild Mushrooms. Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2014. Hardcover
Chef and cooking teacher Becky Selengut’s Shroom feeds our enduring passion for foraged and wild foods by exploring 15 types of mushrooms, including detailed how-tos on everything home cooks need to know to create 75 inventive, internationally-flavored mushroom dishes.
Opening bid: $10


Minot, John , Notes on the Classification of Mushrooms. Quarterman Publications, 1989. Hardcover
John Minot was a long-time Boston Mycological Club member who wrote a regular column for the club’s newsletter, all of which are collected in this marvelous volume.
Opening bid: $10


Morgan, Adrian , Toads and Toadstools: The Natural History, Mythology and Cultural Oddities of This Strange Association. Ten Speed Press, 1996 . softcover
An astonishing compendium of art history, cultural anthropology, pharmacology, herpetology, mycology, and serious conjecture. Toads and Toadstools will delight and amaze.
Opening bid: $10


C. Bas, Morphology and Subdivision of Amanita and A Monograph of its Section Lepidella. Persoonia, 1969. softcover
Dutch mycologist Corelis Bas revolutionized the study of Amanita with this ground-breaking work. A classic.
Opening bid: $15


Rogers, Robert, The Fungal Pharmacy: The Complete Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms and Lichens of North America . North Atlantic Books, 2011 . softcover
The ultimate guide to maximizing the healing properties of medicinal mushrooms and lichens. The book delves into the cultural, religious, and literary significance of each mushroom, featuring fascinating tidbits about each one’s etymology and history.
Opening bid: $15


Gary J. Samuels (Foreword by), Mycological Contributions Celebrating the 70th Birthday of Clark T. Rogerson. New York Botanical Garden, 1989. softcover
These contributions not only mark a milestone in the life of a senior scientist but also represent a message of thanks & respect to a man who has been a friend, a teacher, & an example. The number & diversity of contributions included in this volume attest to the wide influence that Rogerson has had on mycology & to the esteem in which his colleagues hold him.
Opening bid: $20


Dähncke, Rose Marie, Sabine Maria Dähncke, 700 Pilze in Farbfotos (German Edition). AT Verlag, 1980. Hardcover
Magnificent mushroom photography in this beautifully produced German volume.
Opening bid: $10