Fungi (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 96)

Fungi (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 96)

A complete account of the average historical past of fungi, from their way of life, habitats and ecology to their makes use of for people. This version is unique to

How can we use fungi in drugs? How will we establish suitable for eating mushrooms? Brian Spooner and Peter Roberts are either commonly revered specialists in fungi from the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. during this hugely authoritative advisor they learn all facets of fungi, from their way of life and habitats to their diversified reproductive concepts. New Naturalist Fungi covers all features of the topic including:

• The biology and evolution of fungi

• Fungi as brokers of progress and decay

• The relation of fungi to guy, mammals and parasites

• Their normal and man-made habitats

Exploring the wealthy number of mushrooms and toadstools discovered dwelling in woodlands, grasslands, coastlines, rivers, and man-made habitats corresponding to compost lots, this New Naturalist quantity is filled with details overlaying almost each element of fungi. there's even a piece on fungi in folklore and the way people have used fungi for medicinal reasons. With sensible pointers on amassing, maintaining and determining fungi, this is often a great reference advisor for enthusiastic amateurs and execs alike.

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