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Introductory Mycology

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ISBN-10: 0471522295

ISBN-13: 9780471522294

Edition: 4th 1996 (Revised)

Authors: C. W. Mims, M. Blackwell, C. J. Alexopoulos

List price: $248.95
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Revised and updated in accordance with modern taxonomic proposals, this edition offers a well-documented, logical and clear explanation of the structure and classification of fungi along with an introduction to physiological, biochemical, genetic and ecological data. The taxonomic approach provides a framework with predictive value. Therefore, the discussions of the numerous activities of fungi that directly or indirectly impact other living things, including humans, are discussed in the context of their close relatives. Contains scores of illustrations, life cycle drawings, tables and new photographs.
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Book details

List price: $248.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/16/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 880
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.388
Language: English

Quentin Wheeler is assistant professor and associate curator for Coleoptera, Department of Entomology, Cornell University, and a research associate of the American Museum of Natural History.Meredith Blackwell is assistant professor of botany at Louisiana State University.

Kingdom Fungi: Introduction to the Fungi and Their Significance to Humans
Characteristics of the Fungi
Phylum Chytridiomycota
Phylum Zygomycota: Class Zygomycetes
Phylum Ascomycota: Introduction to Ascomycetes
Phylum Ascomycota: Archiascomycetes
Phylum Ascomycota: Filamentous Ascomycetes-Order Eurotiales and Related Species
Phylum Basidiomycota: Order Agaricales-The Mushrooms
Phylum Basidiomycota: Order Uredinales-The Rust Fungi
Phylum Oomycota
Phylum Hypochytriomycota
Phylum Acrasiomycota: Acrasid Cellular Slime Molds
Phylum Myxomycota: True Slime Molds
Glossary
Index