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Mushroom Biology: Concise Basics and Current Developments

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By: Philip G Miles and Shu-Ting Chang

216 pages, Illus

World Scientific Publishing

Hardback | Jul 1997 | #69771 | ISBN: 9810228775
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This book sets the parameters of mushroom biology in a concise manner and also emphasizes trends and points out future directions which will lead to greater utilization of mushrooms and mushroom products. Also includes nutritional and medicinal uses, the role of mushrooms in bioremediation, biotechnology, and in the bioconversion of waste organic materials into forms that can enter the major nutrient cycles.


Mushroom biology: introduction to mushroom biology. Concise basics of fungi as background for mushroom biology: classification; biology of fungi. General principles of production of mushrooms and mushroom products: introduction; mushroom science; mushroom biotechnology. Current developments in mushroom biology: worldwide trends over the pst decade; current activities.

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