Princeton Nature

The Little Book of Fungi

A charming, richly illustrated, pocket-size exploration of the world’s fungi


Oct 22, 2024
3.75 x 6 in.
140 color illus.
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Packed with surprising facts, this delightful and gorgeously designed book will beguile any nature lover. Expertly written and beautifully illustrated throughout with color photographs and original color artwork, The Little Book of Fungi is an accessible and enjoyable mini reference about the world’s fungi, with examples drawn from across the globe. It fits an astonishing amount of information in a small package, covering a wide range of topics—from morphology, diversity, and reproduction to habitat and conservation. It also includes curious facts and a section on fungi in myths, folklore, and modern culture from around the world. The result is an irresistible guide to the amazing lives of fungi.

  • A beautifully designed pocket-size book with a foil-stamped cloth cover
  • Features some 140 color illustrations and photos
  • Makes a perfect gift