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Tanzanian Mushrooms: Edible, Harmful and Other Fungi

Series: Norrlinia Volume: 10

By: Marja Härkönen, Tuomo Niemelä and Leonard Mwasumbi

200 pages, colour photos, b/w illustrations

Finnish Museum of Natural History

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #143778 | ISBN: 9521014202
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NHBS Price: £79.99 $98/€89 approx

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Language: English

Over 100 species of larger Basidiomycetes are fully described and they are illustrated by nearly 200 colour photographs. 46 Agarics, 4 boletes, 4 pleurotoid fungi, 6 chanterelles, 1 ramarioid fungus, 35 polypores, 4 stereoid fungi, 3 gastromycetes and 2 auricularioid fungi. A special emphasis is laid on edible and poisonous species, and on wood-rotting fugi. The vegetation of Tanzania is briefly outlined, as well as the structures and terminology of different fungal groups and their ecology.

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