The Mycophagists’ Book. PATRICIA HEALY EVANS.
The Mycophagists’ Book.

A Fine Press Mushroom Cookbook

The Mycophagists’ Book.

Place and Imprint: San Francisco: The Peregrine Press, 1951.
Edition: First edition, one of 175 copies.
Condition: Spine a little worn; nearly fine copy.
Book ID: 28776

Physical Description

8vo, original tan buckram, black spine lettering. Illustrated with 12 linoleum block prints by the author.


An attractive and amusing work on mushrooms, the history of their uses in cooking, how to choose and clean them, etc., with several recipes of the ideal mushroom dishes, including beouf stroganoff, oeufs aux champignons and creole mushroom sauce. Patricia Healy Evans worked with her husband, Henry Evans, at the Peregrine Press and Porpoise Bookshop in San Francisco.

Price: $350.00