From the Back Cover:
Piquant and aromatic, a few thin truffle shavings can transform ordinary dishes into sublime gustatory experiences. The Field Guide to North American Trufflesmakes these underground jewels accessible to mushroom hunters and adventurous home cooks for the first time.
Compiled by three expert mycologists who have studied and classified truffles for decades, this field guide reveals the secrets to locating the wide variety of species growing wild in temperate forests throughout North America. Ninety types of truffles are profiled with vivid photographs, key features lists, habitat notes, flavor ratings, and culinary tips to help foragers identify and savor these delectable funi hiding just beneath the forest floor.
Paperback: 136 pages
Publisher: Ten Speed Press (October 2007)