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The book of fungi : a life-size guide to six hundred species from around the world

Author: Peter Roberts; Shelley Evans
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles six hundred species of fungi, with information on distribution, habitat, association, abundance, growth form, spore color, and edibility; and includes full-color, actual-size photographs of each as well as location maps.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Roberts; Shelley Evans
ISBN: 9780226721170 0226721175
OCLC Number: 664519721
Notes: The Field Museum Library notes:
Includes bibliographical references and (p. 646-647) and indexes.
Marie Louise Rosenthal Book Fund 3926 (2012-Q4).
Acc no.: 256270.
Description: 655 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: What are fungi? --
Plant & animal partners --
Natural recyclers --
Pests & parasites --
Food, folklore & medicine --
Distribution & conservation --
Collecting & identifying fungi --
Guide to the fungi --
Agarics --
Boletes --
Brackets, crusts & jelly fungi --
Tooth fungi, chanterelles, clubs & corals --
Puffballs & earthstars, bird's nests & stinkhorns --
Cup fungi, morels, truffles, flask fungi & lichens.
Responsibility: Peter Roberts and Shelley Evans.
Local System Bib Number:
35711000185687

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Profiles six hundred species of fungi, with information on distribution, habitat, association, abundance, growth form, spore color, and edibility; and includes full-color, actual-size photographs of each as well as location maps.
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