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Fundamentals of the Fungi


By: Elizabeth Moore-Landecker

688 pages, Figs

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Feb 1996 | Edition: 4 | #52789 | ISBN: 0133768643
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Textbook providing a broad introduction to the study of mycology which explores the morphology, taxonomy, evolution. physiology, ecology, and commercial utilization of the fungi.


Preface. I. MORPHOLOGY AND RELATIONSHIPS OF THE FUNGI. 1. An Introduction to the Fungi. 2. Cells. 3. Zoosporic Fungi. 4. Kingdom Fungi: Division Zygomycota. 5. Kingdom Fungi: Division Ascomycota. 6. Kingdom Fungi: Division Basidiomycota. 7. Kingdom Fungi: Form-Division Deuteromycota. 8. Variation, Speciation, and Evolution. II. PHYSIOLOGY AND REPRODUCTION. 9. Metabolism. 10. Growth. 11. Sporulation. 12. Spores. III. ECOLOGY AND UTILIZATION BY HUMANS. 13. Fungi as Saprotrophs. 14. Fungi in Pathological Relationships of Agricultural Importance. 15. Fungi of Veterinary and Medical Interest. 16. Fungi as Mutualistic Symbionts. 17. Fungi and Human Affairs. Glossary. Index.

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