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Twelve Edible Mushrooms Common to the United States

Report of Microscopist Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Division of Microscopy (Food Products - 1)

Twelve Edible Mushrooms of the United States, with Directions for their Identification and their Preparation as Food.

By Thomas Taylor, M.D., Chief of the Division of Microscopy.

Reprinted by Authority of the Secretary of Agriculture, with an Appendix.





17. S. Department Op Agriculture, Division Op Microscopy, Washington, D. C, March 6, 1894.


I respectfully submit for republication a paper on Twelve Edible Mushrooms of the United States, first published as a part of my report for 1885, and reprinted in 1890 and 1893 in the series of bulletins prepared in this division on the subject of Food Products. The appendix included in the edition of 1893 is retained, and an additional article inserted on the Mushroom Industry. Very respectfully,

Thomas Taylor, Microscopist.

Hon. J. Sterling Morton, Secretary of Agriculture.