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A Photographic Guide to Mushrooms and Other Fungi of New Zealand

Field / Identification Guide

By: Geoff Ridley

144 pages, colour photos

Reed New Holland

Paperback | Mar 2007 | #163057 | ISBN-13: 9781869661342
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About this book

This pocket photographic guide introduces readers to New Zealand's mushrooms and fungi, which number up to some 19,000 and include some extraordinarily diverse types.


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Biography

Dr Geoff Ridley has led a long and distinguished career in the study of fungi. The former curator of the Mycological Herbarium at Forest Research, Rotorua, he currently holds the post of Science Manager: New Organisms at ERMA New Zealand in Wellington, and he has authored/co-authored several scientific papers on fungi. Don Horne's remarkable photographs of fungi (as well as his shots of insects, spiders and other invertebrates) have appeared in a range of outdoors and conservation publications. He is the author of Mushrooms and Fungi of New Zealand (Reed 2000). Both Don and Geoff attend the annual Fungal Forays - multi-day field trips - that promote the study and further understanding of New Zealand mycology.

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