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Fungarium

Author: Katie Scott; D L Hawksworth; Ester Gaya
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Big Picture Press, an imprint of Candlewick Press, [2021] ©2019
Series: Welcome to the museum.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First US editionView all editions and formats
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Return to the Museum with exquisite, detailed images of some of the most fascinating living organisms on this planet--fungi. Exploring every sort of fungi, from the kinds we see on supermarket shelves to those like penicillium that have shaped human history, this collection is the definitive introduction to what fungi are and just how vital they are to the world's ecosystem.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katie Scott; D L Hawksworth; Ester Gaya
ISBN: 9781536217094 1536217093
OCLC Number: 1246279464
Notes: "Curated by Katie Scott and Ester Gaya" --Cover.
"First published by Big Picture Press, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, 2019" --Title page verso.
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Description: 63 pages : illustrations en couleur ; 38 cm.
Contents: Entrance. Welcome to Fungarium ; The tree of life --
Fungal biology. What is a fungus? Sexual reproduction ; Asexual reproduction ; Spores ; Growth ; Ecosystem: mountains --
Fungal diversity. Cup fungi ; Mushrooms and toadstools ; Bracket fungi ; Gasteromycetes ; Foliicolous fungi ; Ecosystem: temperate forests --
Fungal interactions. Mycorrhizas ; Mycorrhizal networks ; Lichens ; Entomogenous fungi ; Ants and termites --
Fungi and humans. Early mycologists ; Plant pathogens ; Poisonous fungi ; Edible fungi ; Wonder drugs ; Ecosystem: tropical forests --
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Series Title: Welcome to the museum.
Responsibility: illustrated by Katie Scott ; written by David L. Hawksworth, Laura M. Suz, Pepijn W. Kooij, Kare Liimatainen, Tom Prescott, Lee Davies, and Ester Gaya.

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Return to the Museum with exquisite, detailed images of some of the most fascinating living organisms on this planet--fungi. Exploring every sort of fungi, from the kinds we see on supermarket shelves to those like penicillium that have shaped human history, this collection is the definitive introduction to what fungi are and just how vital they are to the world's ecosystem.

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