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The romance of the fungus world : an account of fungus life in its numerous guises, both real and legendary

Author: R T Rolfe; F W Rolfe
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R T Rolfe; F W Rolfe
ISBN: 0486231054 9780486231051
OCLC Number: 1684746
Description: xiv, 308 pages, 15 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The fungi in mythology and folk-lore --
The fungi in fiction --
The fungi in reality: their structure and characteristics --
The fungi in reality: their modes of existence --
The damage caused by fungi and its effect on mankind --
The uses of fungi: in medicine --
The uses of fungi: in industry --
The uses of fungi: as foods --
The cultivated fungi and other fungus foods of commerce --
The poisonous fungi --
The curious phenomena exhibited by fungi --
The study of fungi as a hobby --
Some further historical aspects of the fungi --
The derivation of fungus names.
Responsibility: by R.T. Rolfe and F.W. Rolfe ; with foreword by J. Ramsbottom.
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