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Book Reviews

“Non-Flowering Plants”

Non-Flowering Plants Ferns, Mosses, Lichens, Mushrooms and other Fungi  by Floyd S. Shuttleworth and Herbert S. Zim, is a Golden Nature Guide published in 1967. While it may seem that a 43 year-old book might not be a good reference guide, guess again. Certainly some of the information is dated, particularly taxonomy but the basic information is very … Continue reading »

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“Walk Softly Upon the Earth”

Walk Softly Upon the Earth, subtitled A pictorial Field Guide to Missouri Mosses, Liverworts and Lichens is a one of the better books for those who want to know a great deal more about its subject. Technical, yes, but not so much as to be boring. Authors Lisa Potter Thomas and James R. Jackson, Ph.D … Continue reading »

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