Roger’s Mushrooms is based upon the best selling works of Roger Phillips, author of Mushrooms, the worldwide best-selling mushroom and fungi book. The ...
Roger’s Mushrooms is based upon the best selling works of Roger Phillips, author of Mushrooms, the worldwide best-selling mushroom and fungi book. The app uses high resolution, zoomable photos that can be accessed in the field with no internet connection. PLEASE NOTE THAT, FOR THIS REASON, THE APP SIZE IS LARGE AND TAKES SOME TIME TO DOWNLOAD. * The most comprehensive identification tool for fungi, toadstools, field mushrooms, truffles, puffballs and brackets* * Based on the work of best-selling author and world-renowned mycologist, Roger Phillips* * More than 1,650 species of mushroom catalogued including edible, poisonous and hallucinogenic, with over 2,600 photographs* * Record the mushrooms you find and your forays on an interactive map* * Powerful mushroom identification feature, plus invite others to help you identify your mushrooms* * Connect with fellow mushroom enthusiasts through the Follow, Events, Share and Message features* * Full access to the database without an internet connection so easy to use in the field* * Browse Roger’s favourite mushroom recipes, and store your own recipes * The Roger’s Mushrooms App is the perfect tool for learning about and identifying mushrooms, and for networking with other mushroom hunters. The app offers the most complete catalogue of wild mushrooms and fungi across Europe and North America, featuring over 2,600 photographs of 1,650 fungi species that have been collected in the wild by renowned mycologist and best selling author Roger Phillips and other senior mycologists from America and Europe. Roger also introduces users to cooking mushrooms and shares some of his favourite mushroom recipes for users to try out. Users can personalise their experience by adding comments and images throughout the app, and by recording details of the mushrooms they spot on a satellite map. Multiple social features are integrated including being able to engage the wider user group in helping identify mushrooms, and inviting other users on mushroom forays. Key Features: Learn about and identify mushrooms through: * Detailed descriptions for over 1,650 mushroom species * Over 2,600 photographs, all zoomable using both tap-to-zoom or standard pinch-zooming * Comprehensive database with the ability to search and browse species by common name as well as latin name. Common name languages include English, French, German and Hungarian * Filter mushrooms by: visual appearance characteristics (stem, cap, underside, colour, size, flesh, spore colour), edibility (choice, edible, inedible, hallucinogenic, poisonous, and deadly), habitat and location * Invite other users to help you in identifying a mushroom through ‘MyFinds’ * Overviews of the 30 most important mushroom genera * Introductory overviews on foraging for mushrooms and the mushroom anatomy * Quiz for identifying mushrooms based on images, latin or common names * Opt-in ‘Mushroom of the Week’ notifications * Descriptions include microscopic spore print analysis for more accurate identification Social Features * View, like and share other users’ content across the app. * Share content through Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, email and twitter * Messages: send other users direct messages within the app * Invitations: send other users invitations to your events e.g. a mushroom foray Personalisation * Record details of the mushrooms you spot in the wild for future reference, including: exact geographical location, time, photographs and key characteristics * Add your own comments and images across the app * Shape the way the information on the app is presented to you through ‘my preferences’ * Add mushrooms and recipes to your favourites list for easy access Eat Mushrooms * Browse Roger’s favourite mushroom recipes * Upload your own mushroom recipes * Browse other users’ mushroom recipes * Rate recipes you’ve tried and add the best recipes to your favourites
Size: 93.8 MB
Price: 4,71 €
Developed by Roger's Plants Ltd
Day of release: 2010-05-8
Recommended age: 17+