Collins New Naturalist: Fungi

Collins New Naturalist: Fungi by Brian Spooner & Peter Roberts
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ISBN
9780002201520
Date Released
Binding
Hardcover
 
Dimensions
156 x 225mm
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A comprehensive account of the natural history of fungi, from their lifestyle, habitats and ecology to their uses for humans.

How do we use fungi in medicine? How can we identify edible mushrooms? Brian Spooner and Peter Roberts are both widely respected experts in fungi from the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. In this highly authoritative guide they examine all aspects of fungi, from their lifestyle and habitats to their diverse reproductive strategies.

Exploring the rich variety of mushrooms and toadstools found living in woodlands, grasslands, coastlines, rivers, and man-made habitats such as compost heaps, this New Naturalist volume is packed with information covering virtually every aspect of fungi. There is even a section on fungi in folklore and how humans have used fungi for medicinal purposes. With practical tips on collecting, preserving and identifying fungi, this is an ideal reference guide for enthusiastic amateurs and professionals alike.
ISBN:
9780002201520
Publication Date:
02 / 05 / 2005
Dimensions:
156 x 225mm

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