By: Jens H Petersen(Author)
265 pages, 800+ colour photos
Also available in French
The fungi realm has been called the "hidden kingdom", a mysterious world populated by microscopic spores, gigantic mushrooms and toadstools, and a host of other multicellular organisms ranging widely in color, size, and shape. The Kingdom of Fungi provides an intimate look at the world's astonishing variety of fungi species, from cup fungi and lichens to truffles and tooth fungi, clubs and corals, and jelly fungi and puffballs. This beautifully illustrated book features more than 800 stunning color photographs as well as a concise text that describes the biology and ecology of fungi, fungal morphology, where fungi grow, and human interactions with and uses of fungi.
The Kingdom of Fungi is a feast for the senses, and the ideal reference for naturalists, researchers, and anyone interested in fungi.
"The Kingdom of Fungi melds the traditional classification still found in most field guides with the findings from recent phylogenetic studies. The photographs are absolutely stunning and will be the talk of the town."
– Donald H. Pfister, Harvard University
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Jens H. Petersen is a mycologist and photographer. He has taught mycology at Denmark's Aarhus University for more than twenty years and has illustrated several popular books on edible mushrooms.
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