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References & Acknowledgements



Barron, George Mushrooms of Northeast North America: Lone Pines Field Guide. New York: Lone Pine Publishing, 1999.

Edible Plants Cookbook. Dallas, TX: Greenhills Environmental Center.

Fergus, Leonard and Charles Common Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of the Northeast. Edmonton, Alberta: Stackpole Books, 2003.

Fernald, Merritt Lyndon and Alfred Charles Kinsey. Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America. Cornwall-on-Hudson: Idlewild Press, 1943.

Gibbons, Euell. Stalking the Wild Asparagus. New York: David McKay Company, Inc., 1962.

Hedrick, U.P., Editor. Sturtevant’s Edible Plants of the World. New York: Dover Publications Inc., 1972.

Lincoff, Gary National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms. New York:Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1998.

Little, Elbert L. National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees: Eastern Region. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980.

McKnight, Kent and Vera. Mushrooms: Peterson Field Guides. New York:
Houghtton Mifflin, 1987

Peterson, Lee Allen. A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants of Easter and Central North America. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1977.

Petrides, George A. and Janet Wehr. A Field Guide to Eastern Trees. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1988.

United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service. 2006. The PLANTS Database. http://plants.usda.gov. 18 November 2006. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

University of Connecticut. 1997-2001. Plant Database of Trees, Shrubs and vines. http://www.hort.uconn.edu/Plants/. 20 November 2006.

University of Massachusetts Extension, University of Massachusetts Amherst. 2000-2006. Weed Herbarium. http://www.umassgreeninfo.org/fact_sheets/weed_ herbarium/common_name_list.htm. 25 November 2006.

Vanderbilt University, Department of Biological Sciences. 2006. Bioimages Database. http://www.cas.vanderbilt.edu/bioimages/frame.htm. November 2006.

Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech. Weed Identification Guide. http://www.ppws.vt.edu/weedindex.htm. 20 November 2006.


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Jen Suhd-Brondstatter
Aysu Uygur

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We’d like to thank a number of people for all of their help and support in creating this website. These include
Dan Perlman, our jovial professor for Field Biology
Julie Miller, our effervescent TA for Field Biology
Amy Kolosseus, our brave Library and Technology Services consultant
Sean Lewis-Faupel, our patient Website Guru for all of your website help!

We’d also like to give a special thanks to our fellow students in our Field Biology class:
Jen Suhd-Brondstatter, Nina Savransky, Matt Kamm, Ben Kuss, Aysu Uygur, Rachel Gold, Katie Kelly-Hankin, and Akiva Fishman.

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